BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Courtney Walker, the leading career scorer in Texas A&M women’s basketball history, was named the school’s 2019 SEC Women’s Legend, the league announced Thursday.
Walker is the program’s only three-time All-American, finishing her career (2012-16) with 1,989 points and three All-SEC First Team selections. She helped the Aggies to the 2013 SEC Tournament title and advance to the Elite Eight in 2014, earning both 2013 All-SEC Tournament and 2014 NCAA All-Lincoln Regional distinction.
For her career, she averaged 14.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and set the school record with an 84.4% free throw percentage. Walker is one of only two Texas A&M players to play and start in every game of a four-year career, and was drafted in the second round of the 2016 WNBA Draft by Atlanta.
The class will be honored at the 2019 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 6-10 in Greenville, S.C. Each legend will be honored during half-time of their teams first game of the tournament, all 14 individuals will also be honored as a group, as well as participate in an autograph session during the tournament. Complimentary posters of the Legends will be available at the session.
Below is the list of the 2019 SEC Women’s Legends:
ALABAMA – Rick Moody; 1989-2005, Basketball (Coach)
ARKANSAS – Stacy Lewis; 2005-08, Golf
AUBURN –Katy Frierson Freels; 2008-11, Soccer
FLORIDA – Marshae Dotson; 2005-09, Basketball
GEORGIA – Kelly and Coco Miller; 1997-2001, Basketball
KENTUCKY – Sarah Rumley; 2006-09, Volleyball
LSU – Karen Mayson Bahnsen; 1980-1983 (Student-Athlete), 1984-2018 (Coach) Golf
OLE MISS – Teneeshia Jones-Boyd; 1999-2001, Track & Field
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Carri Wood; 1990-93, Golf
MISSOURI – Nancy Rutter; 1974-78, Basketball
SOUTH CAROLINA – Heather Larkin; 1994-97, Volleyball
TENNESSEE – Nicky Anosike; 2004-08, Basketball
TEXAS A&M – Courtney Walker; 2012-16, Basketball
VANDERBILT – Simone Charley; 2013-17, Soccer/Track & Field