PRESS

For Immediate Release March 30, 2018

 

Kelsey Mitchell, Senior Guard, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Award.

 

“The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed during her career (ball handling, scoring, her ability to distribute the basketball and her will to win,” says Michael G. Horsey, Founder of the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia.

 

“Kelsey Mitchell is the kind of player who makes this award mean so much to me,” says Dawn Staley.

 

Kelsey Mitchell, a 5’8” senior guard from Ohio State University, is the second all-time NCAA scoring leader exceeding the mark this year (3.393 points) held by Jackie Stiles.

 

Kelsey is this year’s big ten “Player of the Year,” 1st team all Big Ten and averaged 24.3 points per game.

 

Dawn Staley will present the award to Kelsey Mitchell during the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia’s Dawn Staley Award reception on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the prestigious Union League of Philadelphia.

 

Download Press Release

 

 

For Immediate Release March 2, 2018

 

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia Announces the 2018 Finalists for the Dawn Staley Award

 

Contact: Michael G. Horsey, CPA 215-432- 6983

 

Asia Durr, University of Louisville, Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State University, Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State University and Kia Nurse, University of Connecticut have been named finalists for the Dawn Staley Award.

 

“The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed during her career (ball handling, scoring, her ability to distribute the basketball and her will to win),” says Michael G. Horsey, Founder of the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia.

 

Dawn Staley will present the award during the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia’s Dawn Staley Award reception Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the prestigious Union League of Philadelphia.

 

Download Press Release

For Immediate Release february 1, 2018:

 

The Dawn Staley Award announces its Mid-Season 2018 Watch List.

 

Four finalists will be announced in Mid-March and the winner will be announced the weekend of the Final Four.

Kelsey Mitchell

Tyasha Harris

Kia Nurse

Katie lou Samuelson

Victoria Vivians

Morgan William

Jordin Canada

Tyler Scaife

Lexie Brown

Arike Ogunbowale

Asia Durr

Shakyla Hill

Chennedy Carter

Katelynn Flaherty

Sabrina Jonescu

Ohio State University

University of South Carolina

University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University

UCLA

Rutgers University

Duke University

University of Notre Dame

University of Louisville

Grambling State University

Texas A&M University

University of Michigan

University of Oregon

 

Copyright 2013-2018 Phoenix Club of Philadelphia