ATLANTA – Indiana duo junior forward Mackenzie Holmes and senior guard Grace Berger were named 2022 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-American honorable mention on Thursday.
Holmes earns her first honorable mention award from the organization while Berger lands on the list for the second-straight season.
Berger led the team in scoring in 2021-22 with 16.2 points per game. She added 6.2 rebounds, a team-high 4.7 assists, 1.4 steals this season. The Louisville, Ky. native shot 45.0 percent from the floor and 78.8 percent at the charity stripe. She has recorded 30 games in double figures this season and tied a team-high three double-doubles. She repeated as an All-Big Ten first team selection in 2021-22 and earned spots on a plethora of watch lists including a 2022 Associated Press All-American honorable mention, 2022 Wooden Award preseason top 50, 2022 Wade Watch list, 2022 Cheryl Miller Award top 10 watchlist and a top 30 candidate for the Senior CLASS Award.
Holmes averages 15.2 points, a team-high 7.0 rebounds and shot 60.0 percent from the floor in 25 games for IU this season. The Gorham, Maine native is tied for a team-high three double-doubles and led her squad with 40 blocks (1.7 per game). Holmes set a new career-high 30 points in the win at Ohio State and has scored in double figures 22 times. In addition, the junior forward has shot 40 percent from the 3-point line and 80.8 percent at the free throw line. She earned All-Big Ten second team honors, 2022 Lisa Leslie Award top 10 watch list, 2022 Naismith Trophy midseason Team Top, 2022 Wooden Award midseason Top 25 watch list and Late Season Top 20 and 2022 Wade Trophy midseason watch list.