April 8, 2008
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -
Senior Katie Holloway and junior Crystal Hahs highlighted the 2008 Academic All-Big West Winter Sports Team, the conference announced Tuesday. The announcement marks the third-straight season that Holloway has received the recognition, while Hahs was named to the squad for the second time in her career.
In her final season in a Northridge uniform, Holloway, a sociology major, posted career bests in points-per-game (14.5), rebounds-per-game (7.2) and blocks (36). A native of Lake Stevens, Wash., Holloway concluded her career with a 26-point performance at Cal Poly on Mar. 8. Two days earlier, Holloway set new career highs with 29 points and 14 rebounds against UC Santa Barbara. Upon receiving her fifth foul against the Gauchos, Holloway received a standing ovation from those in attendance at the Thunderdome.
In league play this season, Holloway's numbers improved, jumping to 16.3 ppg and 6.9 rpg while shooting 59.5 percent from the field. At the end of the regular season in the Big West Conference, she was the league's top field goal shooter and third-leading scorer.
She ends her career with a 53.2 career field goal percentage, which ranks second in school history. Her 480 free throw attempts also rank second in school history, while her 296 free throws check in at third in school history. She also had 110 career blocks, also the second-most in school history, and 546 career rebounds, which ranks sixth in school history.
Hahs, a deaf studies major, also enjoyed success on the hardwood during her junior season. She finished the season averaging 7.4 points and 4.9 rebounds, both new single-season bests for the 6-4 forward.
As of games completed April 1, 2008, Hahs ranked ninth in Division I in blocked shots per game, averaging 2.8 after rejecting 76 for the season. She is the all-time blocked shots leader in CSUN history, standing at 136 for her career. The 76 blocks she had last season were the second-most in school history for a single year.