Lourdes grad Ustby named honorable-mention All-America

Rochester Lourdes graduate Alyssa Ustby received her highest honor yet, the University of North Carolina junior basketball forward named honorable-mention All-America.

NCAA Womens Basketball: ACC Conference Tournament Quarterfinals - North Carolina v Virginia Tech
North Carolina guard and Rochester Lourdes graduate Alyssa Ustby (1) shoots a jumper over Virginia Tech forward D'asia Gregg (11) during the ACC Tournament on March 4, 2022.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Rochester Lourdes graduate Alyssa Ustby keeps climbing the basketball awards ladder, on Thursday the University of North Carolina junior forward named honorable-mention All-America.

Also receiving the honorable-mention honor was Tar Heels teammate Deja Kelly, a junior guard.

Ustby was second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference last season. This year she was first-team All-ACC as well as honorable-mention All-America.

Ustby averaged 13.2 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1.6 steals per game this season. She shot a sparkling 51% from the field for the Tar Heels, who finished their season 22-11 and reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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