Ashley Joens makes a basket during Iowa State’s blowout win over Kansas. Photo Courtesy Luke Lu // Iowa State Athletics Communications
The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State women’s basketball junior Ashley Joens earned honorable mention All-America honors for the second-consecutive year.
The Iowa City, Iowa native, averaged a career-best 23.6 points per game, while shooting a career-best 46.7 from the floor. She added 9.2 rebounds per game. Joens led the Big 12 in scoring, for the second-straight season and ranks ninth nationally in scoring.
Joens’ was also honored yet again as a unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 First-Team, along with a Top-5 Finalist for the Cheryl Miller Award. She was recently named a Second-Team All-American by Sports Illustrated.
Joens has tallied 613 points on the season, which ranks fourth in school history. Her 1,615 career points are just five points shy of tying Alison Lacey (1,620) for 10th in school history.
Iowa State returns to the court on Monday, March 22 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Iowa State earned a No. 7 seed and will take on 10th-seeded Michigan State.