Feb. 25, 2000
East Lansing, MI - Michigan State women's basketball player Becky Cummings (Walled Lake) has been named to the GTE Academic All-District IV First Team. Cummings, who carries a 3.43 grade-point average in audiology and speech sciences, will now appear on the ballot for Academic All-America honors.
Cummings is MSU's second leading scorer with a 15.2 points per game average. She is second in the nation in field goal percentage with a .626 average. The junior forward also contributes 7.7 rebounds per game and has eight double-doubles to her credit.
In addition to her academic and athletic accomplishments, Cummings is a volunteer at the humane society and a local retirement home.
The district team is made up of student-athletes from Division I schools in Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. To be nominated, student-athletes must be a starter or key reserve and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.20 or higher.
2000 GTE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT IV BASKETBALL TEAM
F Lisa Baswell Jacksonville State SR 4.00, Special Education F Becky Cummings Michigan State JR 3.43, Audiology & Speech Sciences F Janet Holt Tennessee Tech SO 3.83, Nursing F Karin Husbeck Toledo SR 3.99, Biology C Jennifer Markwood Toledo SR 3.91, Music Education C Diane Seng Tennessee Tech SR 3.84, Marketing G Lauren Shenk Ohio State SO 3.90, Molecular Genetics
F Laura Baswell Jacksonville State SO 3.69, Undecided C Collin Carmichael Tennessee Tech SR 3.96, Business Management F Audra Cook Cleveland State SR 3.25, Marketing G Angie Farmer Bowling Green JR 3.87, Education G Tiffany Wait Kentucky SR 3.32, Pharmacy