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UConn's Breanna Stewart Named 2015 AAC Player of the Year

UConn sweeps The American Athletic Conference's major awards.

Breanna Stewart wins AAC Player of the Year for the second straight year.
Breanna Stewart wins AAC Player of the Year for the second straight year.
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On Friday afternoon, the American Athletic Conference announced their award winners. UConn took home the most hardware. Breanna Stewart was named the Player of the Year for the second straight year. Kia Nurse was the Freshman of the Year, while senior Kiah Stokes was the Defensive Player of the Year. Junior Moriah Jefferson was the Most Improved Player and freshman Gabby Williams was the Co-Sixth Player of the Year. Geno Auriemma won Coach of the Year honors.

Seven UConn players were named All-Conference Performers. Stewart was joined by Jefferson, Morgan Tuck and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis as All-Conference First Team members. Stokes was named to the Second Team, while Nurse was on the Third Team. In addition, Nurse and Williams were both apart of the All-Freshmen Team.

American Player of the Year
Breanna Stewart, F, Jr., UConn

American Freshman of the Year
Kia Nurse, G, Fr., UConn

American Coach of the Year
Geno Auriemma, UConn

American Defensive Player of the Year
Kiah Stokes, C, Sr., UConn

American Most Improved Player of the Year
Moriah Jefferson, G, Jr., UConn

American Sixth Player of the Year
Gabby Williams, G, Fr., UConn

All-Conference First Team
*Breanna Stewart, F, Jr., UConn
*Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, F, Sr., UConn
*Moriah Jefferson, Jr., G, UConn
Morgan Tuck, F, R-So., UConn

All-Conference Second Team
Kiah Stokes, Sr., C, UConn

All-Conference Third Team
Kia Nurse, G, Fr., UConn

All-Freshman Team
*Kia Nurse, G, Fr., UConn
Gabby Williams, G, Fr., UConn
[*] denotes unanimous pick