Duke’s Liston, Williams selected First Team All-ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tricia Liston and Elizabeth Williams of the 10th-ranked Duke Blue Devils were selected to the All-ACC Team as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday.

All-ACC First Team and All-ACC Second Team selections were voted on by the league’s Blue Ribbon Panel which consists of national and local media members as well as school representatives.

Williams earned first team All-ACC accolades for the third straight year while Liston was selected All-ACC for the second consecutive season.

Liston leads the nation with a 50-percent three-point field goal percentage and has been averaging 18 points, five rebounds and two assists per game, while finishing with 20 or more points in 15 games throughout the season.

In overall games played this season, the senior guard currently ranks ninth in ACC scoring, first in three-point field goal percentage, sixth in field goal percentage, fourth in free throw percentage, and fourth in three-point field goals made.

Williams has become just the second Blue Devils player in school history to earn All-ACC First Team accolades three times, after averaging 14 points, seven rebounds, three blocks, two assists and one steal per game in the regular season.

The center ranks 14th nationally in blocks and 47th in field goal percentage, and ranks in numerous ACC categories including first in blocks, 19th in scoring, 12th in rebounding, and 11th in field goal percentage.

Blue Ribbon Panel All-ACC Team

First Team All-ACC

Diamond DeShields, Fr., G, North Carolina

Markeisha Gatling, Sr., C, NC State

Dearica Hamby, Jr., F, Wake Forest

Natasha Howard, Sr., F, Florida State

Tricia Liston, Sr., G, Duke

Jewell Loyd, So., G, Notre Dame

Tyaunna Marshall, Sr., G, Georgia Tech

Kayla McBride, Sr., G, Notre Dame

Alyssa Thomas, Sr., F, Maryland

Elizabeth Williams, Jr., C/F, Duke

Second Team All-ACC

Natalie Achonwa, Sr., F, Notre Dame

Kody Burke, Sr., F, NC State

Kaela Davis, Fr., G, Georgia Tech

Brittney Sykes, So., G, Syracuse

Uju Ugoka, Sr., F, Virginia Tech

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