Mount Pleasant, Mich. - Central Michigan junior Crystal Bradford has been named to the 2014 Dawn Staley Award watch list presented by The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia, the organization announced.
Bradford is one of 16 players on the watch list for the award that is given annually to a player who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed throughout her career, ball handling, scoring, her ability to distribute the basketball and her will to win.
Skylar Diggans of the University of Notre Dame, was last year’s inaugural Dawn Staley award winner.
The award will be announced during final four weekend and the award ceremony will be held in April, 2014 at the Union League of Philadelphia.
Bradford is among the nation's leaders in several statistical categories as she ranks 11th in the country in rebounds (11.6) and steals (2.95), eighth in double-doubles (13), 37th in scoring (19.8) and is just one of two players in the country to record multiple triple-doubles this season.
2014 Dawn Staley Award Watch List
Odyssey Sims, Baylor University
Breanna Stewart, University of Connecticut
Maggie Lucas, Penn State University
Christina Foggie, Vanderbilt University
Jasmine Lister, Vanderbilt University
Kayla McBride, University of Notre Dame
Shoni Schimmel, University of Louisville
Brittany Boyd, University of California
Tiffany Mitchell, University of South Carolina
Crystal Bradford, Central Michigan University
Brittany Hrynko, DePaul University
Jerica Coley, Florida International
Bria Hartley, University of Connecticut
Chikilra Goodman, Stony Brook University
Rachel Banham, University of Minnesota
Aaryn Ellenberg, University of Oklahoma