Mackenzie Engram Named to SEC All-Freshman Team

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Mackenzie Engram Named to SEC All-Freshman Team

Mackenzie Engram (33) waves to the crowd.
(Photo by John Kelley)
[su_spacer size=”10″] Georgia’s Mackenzie Engram has been named to the SEC All-Freshman team in balloting of league coaches. The annual conference awards for women’s basketball were announced Tuesday by the league office in Birmingham, Ala.
[su_spacer size=”40″] “I think this honor is a reflection of both Mackenzie’s performance and her ability,” head coach Andy Landers said. “The exciting thing about Mackenzie is that the best is yet to come. She will continue to grow and improve, but she’s off to a great start.”
[su_spacer size=”40″] Engram, a 6-2, forward from Powder Springs, Ga., is averaging 7.8 points per game and 4.6 rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs this season. She also has 20 blocked shots, tying for team-high honors.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Engram has scored in double figures in nine games, with a career-high 20 points against Coppin State. She has led Georgia offensively in six games, including four contests versus ranked opponents (No. 1 South Carolina, No. 5 Tennessee in Knoxville, No. 6 Tennessee in Athens and No. 10 Texas A&M).
[su_spacer size=”40″] Engram grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds at Ohio State en route to her first career double-double.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Engram is the league-best 31st Lady Bulldog to earn SEC All-Freshman honors since the team’s inception in 1987

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