April 15, 2012
USAFA, Colo - The 2011-12 awardwinners for the Air Force women's basketball team were honored Saturday evening as part of the team's annual banquet. Earning top honors was junior Dymond James (Brambleton, Va.), who was selected by her teammates as the MVP for the 2011-12 season.
James, who was named an honorable mention All-Mountain West selection, finished the season with 12.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. James, who registered a team-high four double-doubles on the season, was also honored for leading the team in rebounding and posting the Falcons' best free throw percentage (.791).
Meanwhile, senior Jamela Satterfield (Sacramento, Calif.) racked up several awards on Saturday. In addition to receiving the captains' award, Satterfield was recognized for leading the team in season field goal percentage after recording a career-best mark of .421 and was also the recipient of the Iron Bolt Award, given to the player who demonstrates the greatest commitment to the team's strength & conditioning program, for the second straight season.
In addition, Satterfield, who finished second on the team with 40 steals on the season, was named the defensive player of the year and was also the recipient of the Loudermilk-Chavez Leadership Award,
Satterfield, the Falcons' lone senior in 2011-12, closed out her career as the school record holder in career games played with 119, while also ranking ninth in the program's Division I history with 102 career steals.
2011-12 Air Force Women's Basketball Awards
Captains' Award: Jamela Satterfield, Sr.
Top Free Throw Percentage: Dymond James, Jr.
Top Field Goal Percentage: Jamela Satterfield, Sr.
Leading Rebounder: Dymond James, Jr.
Iron Bolt Award: Jamela Satterfield, Sr.
Defensive Player of the Year: Jamela Satterfield, Sr.
Most Valuable Player: Dymond James, Jr.
Loudermilk-Chavez Leadership Award: Jamela Satterfield, Sr.