Tori Jankoska adds to accolades, earns WBCA All-America honors
Tori Jankoska has already left her mark on the MSU women's basketball team, but the accolades keep on flowing in for the senior guard, who earned Women's Basketball Coaches Association, or WBCA, honorable mention All-America honors, the WBCA announced Saturday.
Jankoska is the seventh Spartan to earn the WBCA All-America honor in school history as she joins Kisha Kelley, Lindsay Bowen, Kristin Haynie, Liz Shimek, Kalisha Keane and Aerial Powers.
Both Shimek and Powers earned an honorable mention WBCA recognition twice.
A Freeland, Mich. native, Jankoska is one of eight players from the Big Ten on the All-America list. Ohio State's Kelsey Mitchell was named to the All-American list, while six other players joined Jankoska on the honorable mention squad.
Jankoska had an impactful senior season for the Spartans.
She became MSU's career scoring leader and with 2,212 total career points, Jankoska became the first Spartan in program history to reach the 2,000-point mark.
In her senior campaign, Jankoska broke Powers' single-season scoring record with 746 points, which currently ranks second in the conference.
The 5-foot-8 guard ended her career at MSU as the Spartans' all-time leader in 3-point field goals and free throws made with 320 and 478, respectively.
Her substantial performance behind the arc led to Jankoska breaking the MSU single-season record for 3-pointers made with 122.
Jankoska also recorded 489 career assists, which is second in school history.
On Feb. 16, she recorded the only triple-double in the conference last season with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in MSU's 85-69 win over Minnesota and is the first Spartan to do so since Kristin Haynie in 2005.