Player of the Year Julianne Sutton headlines 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches’ All-America team

ATLANTA (March 23, 2022) – Julianne Sutton of the University of North Georgia is the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Player of the Year and headlines the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches’ All-America team, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today.

The WBCA presents the Player of the Year award annually to the top player in five of the six WBCA membership divisions (NCAA Divisions II, and III, NAIA, two-year college and high school). The Player of the Year and the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team in each division are selected by a committee of WBCA member coaches in that division. The Wade Trophy is presented to the best player in NCAA Division I.

"The WBCA is pleased to name Julianne Sutton as the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Player of the Year,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. “She is most deserving of this distinguished honor. The WBCA applauds Julianne for her hard work, dedication and contributions to the game during the 2021-22 season.”

Here are the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches’ All-Americans:



Abby Beeman

Shepherd University

Makaila Cange

Lander University

Nija Collier

University of Central Missouri

Kwajelin Farrar

Valdosta State University

Brooke Olson

University of Minnesota-Duluth

Dyani Robinson

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Paige Robinson

Drury University

Julianne Sutton

University of North Georgia

Dejah Terrell

California University of Pennsylvania

Jaelencia Williams

Union University

“We congratulate remaining members of the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches’ All-America team as well,” said Donehew. “These young women have worked to elevate their teams and themselves to an elite level of competition. Through their exceptional talents on the basketball court, they have also lifted the women’s game.”

Here are the student-athletes who received 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches’ All-America honorable mention:



Aliyah Abney

University of Tampa

Sha Carter

Walsh University

Alisha Davis

Colorado State University-Pueblo

Rylee Derr

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Emma Duff

Western Washington University

Riley Friauf

Dominican University

Maighan Hedge

Cameron University

Jess Huber

University of the Sciences

Julia Jenike

Florida Southern College

Kelsey Johnson

University of Central Oklahoma

Margarete (Meg) Knollmeyer

Southern New Hampshire University

Shameka McNeill

Anderson University

Alyssa Nelson

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Shanika Peterkin

Barton College

Samantha Pirosko

Gannon University

Kayla Raymond

Stonehill College

Annie Roshak

Ashland University

Julia Ruzevich

Lindenwood University

Lauren Schetter

Pace University

Haley Schubert

Lee University

Allie Schulte

Lubbock Christian University

Taryn Shelley

Montana State University-Billings

Peyton Steinman

Saint Anselm College

Audrey Tingle

West Liberty University

Makyra Tramble

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Bryanna Troutman

Wingate University

Daniella Turner

Colorado Mesa University

Tennae Voliva

University of Alaska-Anchorage

Tori Wortz

St Cloud State University

About the WBCA
For 40 years, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association has been the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. Founded in 1981, 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 the 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 for more details about the association.

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