SEARCY, Ark. (Harding) - Harding University's Kristen Celsor and Arielle Saunders were both named to the Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-District 7 Team on Thursday. Only five student-athletes from 42 teams in District 7 made the All-District Team.
Celsor, a senior from Searcy, Ark., averages 18.1 points and 7.2 rebounds in her senior season. She currently ranks seventh on Harding's career scoring list with 1,371 points. Celsor is a communication sciences and disorders major with a 3.91 grade-point average.
It was Celsor's second straight Academic All-District honor. Last season, Celsor also earned Capital One Academic All-America.
Sauders is a native of Valley Springs, Ark., and is playing this season as a junior. She averages 8.5 points and 9.1 rebounds and is Harding's career blocked shots leader with 130. Saunders is a psychology major with a perfect 4.00 grade-point average. It was her first Academic All-District honor.