March 27, 2012
CHICAGO – DePaul junior guard Anna Martin was named an Associated Press honorable mention All-American is was announced on Tuesday.
Martin, who is also one of 12 finalists for the 2012 State Farm® Wade Trophy, earned honorable mention honors after leading the BIG EAST Conference with 19.1 points per game. She was one of two unanimous first-team All-BIG EAST selections while her scoring average ranks 25th in Division I.
Martin reached double-figures in 30 games while she scored 20-plus points in 13 contests and tallied a career-best 36 points in DePaul’s win over Cincinnati. The Kentucky native finished her junior season 648 points which is the tenth-best, single-season scoring output in DePaul history. She enters her senior season with 1,382 career points which ranks 15th on DePaul’s all-time scoring list.
On the year and in the BIG EAST, Martin ranks in the top 15 in field goal percentage (.484), assists (3.3), free throw percentage (.814), 3-point field goal percentage (.403), 3-point field goals (1.9), and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.1).
Martin becomes DePaul’s ninth AP All-American while those nine have earned the status 13 times since 1994-95. She is the program’s fifth honorable mention selection and third in the last two years – Keisha Hampton and Deirdre Naughton both were honorable mention selections last season.
Martin led the Blue Demons (23-11) to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament, before falling to Tennessee – who advanced to the Elite Eight.
During the 2011-12 season -- DePaul set a program record for 3-pointers with 256 and 3-point field goal attempts (753). Its 34 games were the second-most in school history while its 23 wins ties for fifth.