GREENVILLE, S.C. – Shanika Peterkin of Barton has been selected as the Herff Jones Conference Carolinas Female Athlete of the Year for the 2019-20 academic year.
The fourth female from Barton to earn the prestigious honor, Peterkin put together a historic 2019-20 season on the court.
Peterkin was chosen as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year this past season.
A junior center from Virginia Beach, Va., Peterkin finished out her 2019-20 season averaging 18.5 points, 12.3 rebounds and 3.4 blocks per game. Peterkin was named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week five times during the 2019-20 season.
Peterkin was a third team selection on the Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-America Teams and an Honorable Mention All-America choice by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
Herff Jones Conference Carolinas Female Athlete of the Year Winners
2019-20 Shanika Peterkin, Barton
2018-19 Leah Hanle, Mount Olive
2017-18 Shannon Sisk, Limestone
2016-17 Jasmine Kearse, Limestone
2015-16 Jasmine Kearse, Limestone
2014-15 Alicia Brookins, Limestone
2013-14 Nyeshea Willie, Barton
2012-13 Kay Schellenberg, Belmont Abbey
2011-12 Ashley Alderin-Fleagle, Limestone
2010-11 Racquel Prager, Limestone
2009-10 Tanya Zeferjahn, Queens
2008-09 Lauryn Wise, Limestone
2007-08 Samantha Mitchell, Mount Olive
2006-07 Deidra Langston, Anderson
2005-06 Keauna Vinson, Barton
2004-05 LaShonda Chiles, Anderson
2003-04 Tina Gonsalves, St. Andrews
2002-03 Jennifer Potts, Longwood
2001-02 Shemkia Reid, Barton
2000-01 Jen Calderwood, Lees-McRae
1999-00 Angela Placona, Belmont Abbey
1998-99 Missy Paterson, Coker
1997-98 Missy Paterson, Coker
1996-97 Missy Paterson, Coker
1995-96 Staci Albright, Coker