ATLANTA (March 12, 2020) — With the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches and their families in mind, as well as the current information provided about COVID-19 by health authorities, the All-Star Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Beyond Sports Women’s Collegiate All-Star Game presented by the WBCA.
The committee followed the guidance, recommendation and leadership from the WBCA and Beyond Sports to come to this decision. The health and safety of our student-athletes and coaches is first and foremost always our priority.All events associated with the All-Star game are canceled, including the WBCA Coaches’ Classroom and the Kids’ Clinic, both of which were to be held on Saturday, March 21.
The student-athletes selected to participate in this year’s all-star game have worked tremendously hard for this achievement. The committee will work with the WBCA and Beyond Sports to continue to celebrate the all-stars.
ATLANTA (March 10, 2020) — Beyond Sports and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today 18 of the 20 NCAA Division III senior women’s basketball players selected to participate in the second annual Beyond Sports Women’s Collegiate All-Star Game presented by the WBCA.
The all-stars were chosen by a committee of head women’s basketball coaches of NCAA Division III programs, who are also members of the WBCA. All players were nominated by WBCA member coaches.
The final two participants will be selected by fans from a list of five nominees. Voting is now open. Click here to access your all-star ballot. Fan voting ends at noon ET, Sunday, March 15. The final list of all-stars and team rosters will be announced Monday, March 16.
The second annual Beyond Sports Women’s Collegiate All-Star Game will be played at the Capital Center Performance Arena on the campus of Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, on March 21 immediately preceding the NCAA Division III women’s basketball national championship game. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. ET.
Here Are The 2020 All-Stars:
Jordan Barth, Misericordia University
Anna-Sophia Capizzi, Haverford College
Erica DeCandido, Tufts University*
Hannah Fox, Amherst College*
Sheridan Hopkins, University of St. Thomas
Sydney Kopp, Depauw University
Macenzie Kraemer, Loras College*
Taylor Lake, University of Chicago
Olivia LeBaron, Buffalo State College
Jaysea Morgan, Webster University
Alexis Nall, Hanover College
Caitlin Navratil, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Victoria Pena, University of Texas at Dallas
Rebecca Prociak, King’s College
Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda, Emmanuel College
Devan Rimmer, Widener University
Makana Stone, Whitman College*
Madison Van Pelt, SUNY New Paltz
*still competing in the NCAA Tournament
The Five Nominees For The Remaining Two Positions To Be Chosen By Fans Are:
Nicolette Conkin, Utica College
Meghan Foley, Gordon College
Alex Goslin, Springfield College
Laura Hamilton, Luther College
Kelly Williams, Randolph-Macon College
About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. The WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to those organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit www.WBCA.org for more details about the Association.
About Beyond Sports
Beyond Sports is a world leader in foreign tours, study abroad programs, and international internships for college athletes. Since 2010, they've hosted more than 2,700 college athletes representing more than 600 different colleges and universities across the US and currently offer programs in 7 different countries around the globe. The Beyond Sports team includes former college athletes and college coaches who are passionate about "Connecting the World Through Sports!" For more information about Beyond Sports, visit www.beyondsportstours.com.