Notre Dame Women's Basketball | Mar. 31, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics
For the first time in school history, two Notre Dame women's basketball players have been named to the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-America Team, as senior guard/tri-captain Kayla McBride (Erie, Pa./Villa Maria Academy) and sophomore guard Jewell Loyd (Lincolnwood, Ill./Niles West) were voted to the 10-player squad, it was announced Monday by the USBWA.
This marks the third consecutive season Notre Dame has been represented on the USBWA All-America Team, with Skylar Diggins earning a place on the squad in back-to-back year (2012 and 2013). In addition, Ruth Riley was selected for the 2001 USBWA All-America Team on the way to being chosen as the USBWA Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Year (all 10 members of the All-America Team are finalists for that award, with the 2014 recipient to be announced at 3:30 p.m. (ET) Sunday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.).