Shonte Hailes named All-Conference USA First Team

Conference USA announced its postseason accolades ahead of the conference championships

Shonte Hailes named All-Conference USA First Team

DALLAS, TX (WLBT) - Shonte Hailes of the Lady Eagles was named All-Conference USA First Team by the conference ahead of the championships, held March 13-16 at the Star in Frisco, Texas.

A junior from Quitman, Miss., Hailes has been a force for the Lady Eagles all season. In the second half of the season, she has led her team in points, now up to 340, but has led in assists for the entirety of her junior campaign, now up to 120. She averages 4.4 assists a game, and has had five or more assists in 15 games. She averages 32 minutes a game and 12.6 points. She has played in all but two games, and started in the same. Hailes has hit 30 or more points twice this season, with a new career high of 33. She updated her career high in free throws when she went 10-for-10 against Charlotte on January 17. She’s played just a hair shy of a full game twice this season, playing 39 minutes at UAB and versus LA Tech at home. Hailes hit 100 rebounds for the season at Charlotte, now at 101.

Up Next The Lady Eagles will take on North Texas in the first round of the Conference Championship on March 13 at 11am at the Star in Frisco, Texas.

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