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IPFW standout honored for work on, off court

IPFW wing Amanda Hyde drives against Western Illinois during the 2013 Summit League Tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Courtesy photo)
IPFW wing Amanda Hyde drives against Western Illinois during the 2013 Summit League Tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Courtesy photo)
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Hyde named to honored squad for second straight year

Sunday, February 02, 2014 08:14 pm
IPFW women’s basketball guard Amanda Hyde has been named to the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-District Women’s Basketball Team. It is the second straight year that Hyde has been named to the Academic All-District team.Hyde entered the weekend as one of only four players in Division I women’s basketball to average 20.0 points and 4.5 assists per game. She currently leads the Mastodons, who are 11-10 overall and 4-3 in the Summit League, with 22.0 points per game, 4.9 rebounds per game and 4.6 assists per game. Following the ‘Dons weekend series, Hyde sits eighth all-time in IPFW history with 1,467 career points, which also ranks 23rd all-time in Summit League history.

The Academic All-District award recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combine performances athletically and in the classroom. Teams are divided into eight geographic districts across the United State and Canada. To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at their current institution and be nominated by their sports information director.

Hyde advances to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot where first, second, and third team All-America honorees will be selected later this month. A year ago, the senior guard earned Capital One Academic All-America Second Team honors, was named the NACDA I-AAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was The Summit League's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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