Women's Basketball

Turner and Coleman named honorable mention All-American

Turner and Coleman named honorable mention All-American

Irvine Valley sophomore center Breanna Turner and freshman guard Jordan Coleman were recently selected as All-America Team Honorable mention players in the Junior/Community College division by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).

Turner was already named the Orange Empire Conference MVP and first team all-state this season after averaging 14.5 points, 11.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shots overall per game.

She also shot 52.7 percent from the field.

Turner scored in double figures in 24 of the 30 games she played in during 2014-15 and topped 20 points in seven contests. She finished the season with 13 straight games scoring in double figures.

Turner also grabbed at least 10 rebounds in 16 contests and had nine contests with at least 15 rebounds and two games with at least 20 boards.

She recorded 14 double-doubles on the year.

Coleman was named first team all-conference in her initial year with the Lasers. The versatile 5-7 guard averaged 10.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game.

She was first on the team in steals and assists and third in both scoring and rebounding.

Coleman scored in double figures in 15 games, recorded two double-doubles (points and rebounds) and had four games with at least five steals.

Turner and Coleman helped Irvine Valley to one of its best-ever seasons. The Lasers finished with 27-4 record overall and made a trip to the Southern California Playoffs Regional Final.

IVC was one of the final eight teams in the state playoffs.

Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls.

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