Clayton State senior guard Drameka Griggs was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-American team, the third straight season that the Lakers have had a player named All-American. Teshymia Tillman received the honor in 2011-12 and Tanisha Woodard last season. Former Laker Catreia Shaw was also named All-American in 2002-03.
In addition to the All-American honors, Griggs has received several other accolades this season. She was named the Daktronics NCAA Division II’s Southeast Region Player of the Year. She was the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year and the MVP of the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Tournament.
A 5-5 lightning quick guard from Ellenwood, Ga., she ranks eighth in the nation in scoring at 19.7 points per game, while ranking fourth in the country in steals. She also ranks 14th
in the nation in field goal percentage and free throw percentage.
Griggs finished her three-year Clayton State career in the Lakers all-time top-10 in the following statistical categories: points scored, points per game, steals, steals per game, field goals made, field goals attempted, field goal percentage, free throws made, free throws attempted, free throw percentage and 3-point field goal percentage.
Her 652 points this season is the all-time best in Clayton State history, breaking the Laker record of 547 points set by former All-American Tillman during Clayton State’s national championship season. She is also second in career scoring at Clayton State.