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Clarke Named NCATA Freshman of the Year & All American

Clarke Named NCATA Freshman of the Year & All American

ERIE, Pa. – Freshman standout Breana Clarke was named the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association Freshman-of-the-Year as well as an NCATA All-American as announced by the league today.

Clarke was a standout contributor who helped her team average a 93.66 in team event, a 9.36 in synchronized pyramid and a 9.41 in open toss during the year. Individually, Clarke excelled in tumbling, averaging a 9.51 in the aerial pass. At the end of the year, Clarke was an impact player who helped Converse earn a bid to the NCATA Tournament.

Additionally, Clarke earned a spot on the NCATA All-American squad, which consists of the top-13 athletes from across the NCATA footprint.

2018 NCATA All-America Team & Major Award Winners


Most Outstanding Athlete: Ceara Gray, Baylor

Specialist of the Year: Kaylee Adams, Baylor

Freshman of the Year: Breana Clarke, Converse

Louise Goodrum Academic Achievement Award: Grace Manthey, Quinnipiac & Lisa Wagaman, Gannon

Coach of the Year: Felecia Mulkey, Baylor


NCATA All-Americans

Heather Hovander, Azusa Pacific

Ashleigh Pitts, Azusa Pacific

Kaylee Adams, Baylor

Ceara Gray, Baylor

Lauren Sturm, Baylor

Breana Clarke, Converse

Chelsea Cowan, Gannon

Makayla Garland, Hawaii Pacific

Daisha Paulino, Hawaii Pacific

Taylor Galvin, Oregon

Casi Jackson, Oregon

Camren Diaz, Quinnipiac

Abby Ziser, Quinnipiac