Feb. 14, 2013
Incoming Vanderbilt women's basketball player Rebekah Dahlman (Braham, Minn.) has been named to the 2013 McDonald's All-America Game, it was announced on Thursday, February 14. Dahlman becomes the first Commodore named to the team since Stephanie Holzer in 2009.
Dahlman, who has scored over 4,000 points in her prep career, is the No. 16 player in the nation according to ESPN.com and was the Gatorade Player of the Year in Minnesota as a junior.
She owns the Minnesota state scoring record, which she set as a junior, and has led Braham Area High School to a state title in 2011 and a runner-up finish in 2010. The guard is a three-time Minnesota Class 2-A Player of the Year (Minnesota Basketball News.
Holzer was the last Commodore named to the team, but she did not play in the game due to an injury suffered in her high school state championship game. Christina Wirth was the most recent to see action in the game, while Dee Davis and Liz Sherwood are also Melanie Balcomb products to be named to the game.
Dahlman will be on the West squad along side 12 other players for the game on April 3 in Chicago. The girls' contest will be held at 6 p.m. CT at the United Center, home of the NBA's Chicago Bulls.