Sabrina Ionescu from The University of Oregon is your Bill Hayward Female Amateur Athlete of the Year! This is her second time winning this award!
In case you needed to be a reminder of what Ionescu has done over collegiate career:
Ionescu is the winner of prestigious James E Sullivan Award given annually by the AAU to the nation's top amateur athlete, Earned nine different national Player of the Year awards and unanimous selection to five different All-American teams, she is the only player in NCAA history (men or women, all-divisions) with 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists in a career, she is also the NCAA career leader (men or women) with 26 triple-doubles (second all-time is 12).
Ionescu, during her collegiate career, helped lead the Ducks to a 31-2 record, Pac-12 regular season and Pac-12 Tournament championships and #2 final ranking before the season was canceled prior to the NCAA Tournament due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
This last season, Ionescu averaged 17.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 9.1 assists while shooting 92.1% on free-throws, and 39.2% on three-pointers.
Last month, she was drafted #1 overall in the 2020 WNBA Draft by the New York Liberty.
Sabrina Ionescu wins Bill Hayward Female Amateur Athlete of the Year originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest