York College’s Brittany Hicks, a York Catholic High School graduate, has been named an NCAA Division III All-American in women’s basketball by
York College's Brittany Hicks, a York Catholic High School graduate, has been named an NCAA Division III All-American in women's basketball by two different organizations. (YORK DISPATCH FILE PHOTO)

York Catholic High School graduate Brittany Hicks will finish her York College career as an All-American.

The senior women's basketball standout has been named the d3hoops.com and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-America squads for NCAA Division III.

Hicks was a second-team All-American according to d3hoops.com, the preeminent website dedicated to NCAA Division III basketball. She was an honorable mention WBCA selection.

Hicks is the fourth Spartan to earn All-America honors for York, joining Kristen Daly, Keli Ward and April Sparkman. Hicks repeats as a WBCA All-American after earning the honors after her junior season. All four players have earned the All-America honors under the guidance of longtime Spartan head coach Betsy Witman.

"I am so excited to see Brit earn All-America honors," Witman said. "She is extremely deserving of the honor and it is a credit to her and her teammates. She had a fantastic run at York and these awards are an appropriate way to have her career come to a close."

Hicks, who was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, finished the season averaging 17.3 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. She shot 50.8 percent from the field, 38.9 percent from 3-point range and 76.5 percent from the free throw line.

She led the Capital Athletic Conference in scoring, was third in field goal percentage, first in free throws made, first in free throw attempts, first in total rebounds and first in rebounds per game.


Hicks finished her career with 1,589 points in 110 games, good for an average of 14.4 points. She collected 990 rebounds and averaged 9.0 boards per game. Hicks owns the school and conference record for made free throws, concluding her career with 530 made free throws in 712 attempts. She was a career 46.8 percent shooter from the floor and 74.4 percent from the line. Hicks ended her career fourth in points, third in games played, first in free throws made and second in rebounding.

Hicks led the Spartans in scoring 18 times this year and in rebounding 21 times in the Spartans' 29 games. She finished her career with a school-record 42 double doubles, including 16 this season.

Hicks was a part of a senior class that accumulated 86 wins, won two Capital Athletic Conference championships and made three NCAA Division III Tournament appearances.