Nashville --- Tennessee State University women's basketball senior Kesi Hess was named to the 2013 All-OVC Second team in a poll voted on by the league head coaches and sports information directors.
Hess, a native of Dublin, Ohio, was the Lady Tigers' leading scorer this season with an average of 12.8 points per game. She knocked down a team-best, sixty (60), three-pointers this season and shot 83.9 percent from the free-throw line.
The 5-10 guard finished the regular season leading TSU in steals while ranking 8th in the league in takeaways. She is also ranked 4th in made three-point field goals, 9th in three-point field goal percentage and 12th in scoring.
Hess has scored in double-digits eighteen times this season and has 738 career points at TSU. She was named to the Lady Griz Classic All-Tournament team in December after posting her first career double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds against Idaho.
In OVC games only, she is averaging 16.3 points per contest while shooting a scorching 42.7 percent from beyond the arc.
All-Ohio Valley Conference Women's Basketball Teams
(voted on by the league's head basketball coaches and sports information directors)
Jasmine Newsome, UT Martin * G 5''7 Jr. Millington, Tenn.
Ta'Kenya Nixon, Eastern Illinois* G 5'8 Sr. Michigan City, Ind.
Heather Butler, UT Martin* G 5'6 Jr. Medina, Tenn.
Raven Berry, SIUE% P 6'1 Sr. Collinsville, Ill.
Diamond Henderson, Tennessee Tech G 5'6 So. Kennesaw, Gal.
Mariah King, Eastern Illinois% F 6'2 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
Alex Jones, Eastern Kentucky F 6'1 Sr. Elizabethtown, Ky.
Mariah Robinson, Murray State G 5'8 Sr. Beaver Dame, Ky.
Terrice Robinson, Morehead State G 5'5 Jr. Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Kesi Hess, Tennessee State G 5'10 Sr. Dublin, Ohio
Erika Sisk, Murray State G 5'6 Fr. Oxford, Miss.
Jordan Coleman, Belmont F 5'11 Sr. Orlando, Fla.
Kara Wright, Southeast Missouri G 5'11 Fr. Louisville, Ky.
CoCo Moore, SIUE G 5'7 Fr. Indianapolis, Ind.
Tiasha Gray, Austin Peay G 5'6 Fr. Clarksville, Tenn.
Lashay Davis, Tennessee Tech G 5'6 Sr. Baxter, Tenn.
*Six appear on the All-Newcomer team due to ties.
OVC PLAYER OF THE
YEAR: Jasmine Newsome, UT Martin
OVC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Erika Sisk, Murray State
OVC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jasmine Newsome, UT Martin
OVC COACH OF THE YEAR: Lee Buchanan, Eastern Illinois
* - 2011-12 First Team All-OVC
% - 2011-12 Second Team All-OVC