February 09, 2017

Awards keep coming ... and coming ... for Bird

Bird was recognized today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as one of the top student athletes in the nation. She was selected to the 2016-17 Academic All-District Women’s Basketball Team, District 8.

Bird is a psychology major with a 3.58 cumulative GPA. This is the second consecutive season that she's been voted CoSIDA Academic All-District.

Yesterday, Bird was named to the Late Season Top 20 list for the 2017 John R. Wooden Award®, and she was also named one of 30 players still under consideration for the 2017 Naismith Women's College Player of the Year.

Also on the watch lists for the Wade Trophy and the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award, Bird is currently 29th on Stanford's list of 1,000-point scorers with 1,211. Her 173 career blocks are fourth at Stanford and she is also ninth in school history with 833 career rebounds.

Read more:

CoSIDA announcement
John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy's announces 2016-17 late season top 20
2017 Naismith Top 30 Women’s Players List Announced

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