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Women's Basketball: Brodhead, Doucet Highlight Women’s Basketball’s LSWA Selections
Ragin’ Cajuns land three student-athletes on All-Louisiana Teams
LAFAYETTE – Highlighted by Coach of the Year Garry Brodhead and First Team All-Louisiana selection Ty'Reona Doucet, Women's Basketball earned four selections on the 2020-21 Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) All-State Women's Basketball Teams, the organization announced on Thursday afternoon.
In addition to Brodhead and Doucet, junior Brandi Williams was named to the Third Team and Skyler Goodwin was named an Honorable Mention performer.
Brodhead coached the Ragin' Cajuns to their first Sun Belt Regular Season Conference Championship behind a historic 15-game winning streak during the 2020-21 campaign.
Additionally, the squad made its first-ever appearance in the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) and played in the 2021 Sun Belt Conference Championship Game, its first appearance in the league title game since 2016.
Under Brodhead's guidance, the team ranked 36th nationally in scoring defense, holding opponents to just 58.0 points per contest.
Doucet ranked second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.9 points per contest while leading the team in total rebounds (167) and blocks (36). On the year, she nearly averaged a double-double in league play, boasting 10.8 points and 8.7 boards per contest.
The Ville Platte native led the Sun Belt with a 53.2 percent (100-for-188) field goal shooting percentage, while averaging 8.0 rebounds per game, the seventh best average in the conference and the 139th-best average in the nation.
Defensively, she owned 36 blocks on the year, the third most in the league and the 70th most nationally. She had three or more blocks in four games, including a season-high five blocks against Arkansas State on Feb. 5. Additionally, she recorded 22 steals on the year.
Williams led the team offensively, averaging 11.9 points per game, and scored in double figures 15 times during the year, including a 20-point outing at Texas State (Jan. 1) and a career-high 32-point performance at ULM (Feb. 13).
A native of Lake Charles, Williams owned a 45.2 3-point field goal percentage (47-for-104) and an 81.1 free throw percentage (86-for-106). She made 47 triples on the year, the third most in the Sun Belt and 134th in the nation, while her free throw percentage ranked fourth in the conference and 103rd nationally.
Goodwin ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 10.5 points per contest, while grabbing 137 rebounds, good for an average of 5.7 boards per game. She boasted a 79.8 free throw percentage, the sixth-best in the league.
A native of Baton Rouge, Goodwin averaged 34.6 minutes per contest in league play, the third-highest average among conference performers. She also dished out 29 assists, the second most on the team, and blocked five shots, tied for the second most on the team.
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