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Tvrdy named to All-Mountain West and Mountain West All-Defensive Teams

LAS VEGAS – Senior guard and former Seward Bluejay Hannah Tvrdy of the Colorado State women’s basketball team has received yearly honors from the Mountain West for her play during the 2017-18 regular season. The conference announced its accolades on Monday.

Tvrdy earned All-Mountain West and Mountain West All-Defensive honors. Tvrdy is the third Ram to be chosen All-Defensive since the accolade was first awarded in 2008-09 (Ellen Nystrom, Meghan Heimstra).

Tvrdy finished the season as the Rams’ leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 13.2 points and 6.7 rebounds per game in conference play. The senior tallied 10 or more points in 17 games in 2017-18, including double-digit scoring efforts in nine of the last 10 games of the regular season and 20 or more points in three games. In conference play, the Seward, Neb., native ranked ninth in the Mountain West in scoring, as well as ninth in rebounding, 10th in three-point field goal percentage (.384), fourth in defensive rebounding (5.3/game) and second in minutes played (35.4/game).

The Colorado State women’s basketball team is the No. 5 seed at the 2018 Mountain West Women’s Basketball Championship and will open tournament play against the No. 4-seeded Fresno State Bulldogs in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Opening tip from the Thomas & Mack Center is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. MT/2:30 p.m. PT.

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