Countdown To #ASunWBB Tip-Off: Top Returning Rebounders

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013-14 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball season right around the corner, the A-Sun office is taking a look at some of the top returning student-athletes in the conference.

Today the A-Sun is focusing on the top returning rebounders in rebounds per game with ETSU's Destiny Mitchell leading the league with 8.1 rebounds per game in the 2012-13 season. Mitchell pulled down 186 rebounds last season for the Buccaneers.

Mercer's Teanna Robinson came in at No. 2 of the returners with 8.0 rebounds per game, while Jacksonville's Jade Cargill and North Florida's Raneisha Lamar followed with 7.8 rebounds per game. FGCU's Sarah Hansen closed off the top-five with 7.5 rebounds per game.

#1 for RPG
Quick Bio
Name: Destiny Mitchell
School: ETSU
Year: Senior
Position: Guard
Home: Bluffton, Ga.
Previous: Randolph Clay HS   

2013 RPG: 8.1 Total Rebounds: 186

#2 for RPG
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Name:Teanna Robinson
School: Mercer
Year: Junior
Position: Center
Hometown Grayson, Ga,
Previous: Berkmar HS            

2013 RPG: 8.0 Total Rebounds: 256

#3 for RPG
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Name: Jade Cargill
School: Jacksonville
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
Hometown: Vero Beach, Fla.
Previous: Vero Beach HS       

2013 RPG: 7.8 Total Rebounds: 227

#4 for RPG
Quick Bio
Name:Raneisha Lamar
School: North Florida
Year: Senior
Position: Center
Hometown Coral Springs, Fla.
Previous: Pompano Beach HS

2013 RPG: 7.8 Total Rebounds: 242

#5 for RPG
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Name: Sarah Hansen
School: FGCU
Year: Senior
Position: Guard
Hometown McKean, Pa.
Previous: Gen. McLane HS     

2013 RPG: 7.5 Total Rebounds:256

Next Five Returning Scorers:
• No. 6: Serena Clark, ETSU - 7.2 RPG (187 Rebounds)
• No. 7: Chantel Kennedy, Kennesaw State - 7.1 RPG (207 Rebounds)
• No. 8: Brittany Starling, USC Upstate - 6.3 RPG (189 Rebounds)
• No. 9: Queen Alford, Jacksonville - 6.3 RPG (176 Rebounds)
• No. 10: Kristina Wells, Kennesaw State - 6.1 RPG (165 Rebounds)