Adderton named to PBC Preseason All-Conference Team

Adderton named to PBC Preseason All-Conference Team

Francis Marion University junior forward Kiana Adderton has been selected to the Peach Belt Conference Women's Basketball 2019-20 Preseason All-Conference Team.

A 6-1 native of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Adderton was second on the Patriots in scoring last season at 13.0 points per game.  She scored in double figures 17 times in 23 games. She also averaged 5.2 rebounds per contest, handed out 43 assists, blocked 21 shots, and pilfered 27 steals.  She connected on 43.4 percent of her field goal attempts, including 30.6 percent from behind the three-point arc, and drained 72.9 percent of her free throw attempts.

In last season's PBC statistical reports, she ranked 11th in free throw percentage, 13th in scoring, 13th in blocked shots, 13th in minutes played , 17th in total field goal percentage, 22nd in three-point percentage, and 24th in rebounding.

A former All-State performer at Myrtle Beach High School, Adderton played her freshman campaign at NCAA Division I Wright State University before transferring to FMU in 2018.

Francis Marion opens its 2019-20 season on Nov. 13 on the road against Barton College at 5:30 p.m. The Patriots' first home game will be against Claflin University at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, in the Smith University Center.

      Kiana Adderton