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Sharon Houston named USCAA 1st Team All-American

Merrillville High grad led nation in scoring in first season at IU Northwest

Indiana University Northwest forward and Merrillville High School graduate Sharon Houston was named a United States Collegiate Athletic Association 1st-Team All-American this week, in recognition of her outstanding season for the Lady RedHawks basketball team.

In her first season at IU Northwest, the 6-foot, 3-inch Houston led the nation in scoring (24.8 p.p.g.), rebounds (15.7) and blocks (5.6). She also ranked first in the USCAA in double-doubles with 29 and sixth in field-goal percentage at 53.7.

Houston was named USCAA Player of the Week or Co-Player of the Week four times during the season.



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