Houston-Carson 3rd W&M player named consensus first team all-American

William and Mary senior football free safety DeAndre Houston-Carson is now a consensus first-team all-American.

The Woodford native became the third player in school history to earn the distinction with his selection to the American Football Coaches Association All-America Team on Monday. Last week, Houston-Carson earned first-team All-America accolades by the Association Press, STATS and Walter Camp Football Foundation.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: William and Mary women's basketball freshman Bianca Boggs was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week for the week of Dec. 21.

Boggs helped the Tribe to a sixth-straight victory with a win over Norfolk State on Thursday, scoring nine points while adding a rebound, two assists, two blocks, and two steals in 25 minutes.

For the season, Boggs is averaging 7.7 points.

William and Mary’s win streak was snapped with a 73-47 defeat at VCU Monday.

MEN’S SOCCER: Four players earned all-state honors announced by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.

Senior Jackson Eskay and his brother William Eskay, a sophmore each made the first team along with freshman Marcel Berry while freshman Ryder Bell earned second-team honors.
The Tribe's four selections were the third most in the state, behind Radford and Virginia, which each had five players selected apiece.

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Six players were honored on VaSID all-state teams.

Seniors Nicole Baxter and Caroline Casey, along with junior Clara Logsdon earned first-team honors, while seniors Leci Irvin and Katie Johnston as well as sophomore Rachel Moore were named to the second team.

The Tribe's six selections were tied for the most in the state with Virginia.

Casey and Logsdon also earned Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Women's Soccer All-Star honors.

Casey was named defensive player of the year and to the first team while Logsdon also earned a first-team selection.

FIELD HOCKEY: Senior Pippin Saunders was one of three Tribe players recognized as part of the VaSID field hockey squad and the only one to earn first-team honors.

Sophomores Booter Ellis and Erin Menges were selected to the second team.

VOLLEYBALL: Senior Dessi Koleva was named to the VaSID volleyball second team.

Koleva eclipsed both a thousand career kills and digs this season, becoming just the third player in school history ever to do so.

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