Highland's Vukov to Play in NJCAA All-Star Game
Highland’s Vukov to Play in NJCAA All-Star Game
Szonja Vukov, who earned NJCAA Division II All-American honors as a member of Coach B.J. Smith’s women’s basketball team at Highland Community College, has been chosen by the NJCAA to participate in the 2016 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on July 21-24 at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, FL. Vukov is a 6’1” freshman from Budakeszi, Hungary. Last season, Vukov averaged 18.6 points per game, tying her for third all-time at Highland. Vukov finished the regular season as the Kansas Jayhawk Conference’s leading rebounder, with 9.9 rebounds per game, and set a new Highland record for assists at 116.
In addition to her All-American status, selection to this national All-Star game is yet another honor for Vukov. She was also 1st Team All-KJCCC, 1st Team All-Region VI, KJCCC Most Valuable Player, and Freshman of the Year.