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Utah women’s basketball: Plouffe, Potter earn postseason honors

(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cal's Justine Hartman yells, looking for help on defense as Utah's Michelle Plouffe drives the lane during first half play. The Utah women trailed California 34-29 at the half, Sunday, January 12, 2014.

The Salt Lake Tribune

First published Mar 04 2014 01:12PM
Updated Mar 5, 2014 05:18PM

Utah senior Michelle Plouffe earned conference honors for the second straight year as she and freshman Emily Potter were among the postseason award winners, the league announced Tuesday.

Plouffe was also selected to the All-Pac-12 team and All-Defensive team. She finished third in the league with 14 double-doubles, eighth in scoring (18.3), second in defensive rebounds (8.3) and third in total rebounds (10.4).

Potter was named to the All-Freshman team after finishing third in the Pac-12 in blocked shots (1.4) and seventh in field goal percentage (46.8).

The 11th-seeded Utes face sixth-seeded Washington on Thursday at 9:30 p.m. in the Pac-12 tournament in Seattle. The game will be televised by the Pac-12 Network.

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