Women's basketball senior forward Britani Bryson from Hampton, Virginia has been named the club's Out-of-State Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year while playing for the Lightning in Wilmington
Goldey-Beacom College women's basketball senior forward Britani Bryson, who put forth one of the most storied athletic careers in school history, has been named the Peninsula Sports Club 2018 College Out-of-State Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year.
The Peninsula Sports Club is for the Virginia Peninsula area including Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg, York County and Gloucester. It was founded in 1949 and has been holding a “Headliner’s Night” to honor its elite since 1950.
Bryson, of Hampton, Virginia, has been one of the most influential players for the Goldey-Beacom women’s basketball squad the last four years with her toughness in the paint, solid shooting both inside and out, her desire to win and her overall team leadership.
In being named second team All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference this season, she closed 34th in the country with 9.8 rebounds per game, 48th with 11 double-doubles, 50th with 275 rebounds, 59th with 1.68 blocks per contest, 60th with 47 blocked shots and 71st with a .483 field goal percentage. Bryson also finished 11th in the conference with 13.8 points per game and third with 9.8 rebounds per contest.
The season capped a truly remarkable career in which she became the first player in school history to reach 1,000 career points, 1,000 career rebounds and 100 career blocks. The second team all-league pick from 2017 and third team selection from 2016 ends her career third in school history with 1,482 points, second with 1,071 rebounds, second with 604 field goals, third with 143 blocks and seventh with 272 free throws.
Bryson also ends her college career with 45 career double-doubles, which included 15 last season and 12 the previous year.