Friday, October 3, 2008

Holt named to All-Rookie team

Sun forward Amber Holt was named to the 2008 WNBA All-Rookie team, it was announced Friday. Holt (five votes) tied Houston's Matee Ajavon in voting and both were awarded a spot on the team. Holt, the ninth pick in April's draft, started every regular-season game for the Sun, averaging 6.5 points. The voting panel consisted of the league's 14 coaches, who were asked to select five players regardless of position and to not vote for their own players.

All-Rookie team
F Candace Parker, L.A. (13 votes)*
G Candice Wiggins, Min (13)*
C Sylvia Fowles, Chi (12)
C Nicky Anosike, Min (11)
G Matee Ajavon, Hou (5)
F Amber Holt, Con (5)

* Unanimous selections

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