Women's Basketball Review
Brittany Carnago established a new school record for career blocks.

Aug. 1, 2012

Despite having to overcome key injuries throughout the season, the Oakland women's basketball team managed to make a big impact during the 2011-12 season. In addition to new career blocks leader Brittany Carnago, both Sharise Calhoun and Bethany Watterworth managed to go over 1,000 points in their careers. The Golden Grizzlies also got it done in the classroom, where the team was recognized by the NCAA after posting a perfect score of 1000 for team multi-year Academic Progress Rate.

2011-12 Season Highlights

Bethany Watterworth averaged 18.7 points per game to rank third in The Summit League and 28th in the NCAA in points per game

Brittany Carnago blocked 82 shots and established a new career blocks record at Oakland with 276, she ranks fourth all-time in The Summit League

Watterworth finished her junior season with 1,502 points and now ranks ninth all-time at Oakland and is 14th in Summit League history

Carnago’s 11 blocks registered against UIC were the second most by any player in the NCAA this season

Watterworth and Sharise Calhoun both went over 1,000 points in their careers, becoming the 24th and 25th players to do so at Oakland

A disciplined Oakland team finished third in the nation in fewest fouls committed, averaging just 12.5 fouls per game

Oakland ranked third in the league in field-goal percentage defense (.379) and was fourth in the league in scoring defense, allowing just 59.8 points per game



The Golden Grizzlies ranked second in the league in blocked shots at 5.2 per game and were third in the league in defensive rebounds per game

Carnago ranked fourth in the league with her .489 field goal percentage

The OU women’s basketball team earned public recognition from the NCAA for posting a multi-year APR score that ranked in the top 10 percent in the nation for their sport

Oakland had a perfect multi-year APR score of 1000

Bethany Watterworth (1st team)

ACADEMIC ALL-SUMMIT LEAGUE: Peyton Apsey*, Jenna Bachrouche, Sharise Calhoun, Amy Carlton *, Brittany Carnago *, Malika Glover, Elizabeth Hamlet, Shelby Herrington, Victoria Lipscomb, Zakiya Minifee, Bethany Watterworth  *

* - Indicates Distinguished Scholar with a 3.6 or higher GPA during the season of competition

SUMMIT LEAGUE COMMISIONER’S LIST: Jenna Bachrouche, Amy Carlton, Brittany Carnago, Elizabeth Hamlet, Victoria Lipscomb, Zakiya Minifee, Bethany Watterworth

SUMMITLEAGUE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brittany Carnago (12/13), Bethany Watterworth, 2 times (1/10, 1/31)

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