|42 Britny Edwards|
More than 50 current and former student-athletes eligible to participate in commencement exercises
Almost 50 Pirates were honored after earning a 3.75 GPA or higher
Senior Celeste Stewart Earned Outstanding Player of the Year Award
Celeste Stewart drained 25 points, while Britny Edwards notched a double-double in the setback
ECU and WKU will go head-to-head on Thursday, March 21 at 8 p.m. (ET)
No. 24 North Carolina vs. East Carolina - AP Photo Gallery
As a Redshirt Junior (2011-12): Played in all 31 contests, making five starts ... Paced the squad in rebounding (7.0 per game) and blocked shots (45) while tying for second in steals (37) and ending up third in field goal percentage (.445) ... Tied Marcia Girven for ninth on the program single-season blocked shot list ... Finished the season fifth in blocks, ninth in defensive rebounds and 11th in rebounding among Conference USA players ... Produced a team-best three double-doubles, including a 10-point, 10-rebound performance against league champion UTEP (1/18) ... Was one of six Pirates to average at least 20.3 minutes played per contest ... Turned in eight double-figure scoring and five double-digit rebounding performances ... Led the team in rebounding a squad-high 13 times ... Started five-straight games from Jan. 8-26 ... Pulled down a team season-best 18 rebounds against Jacksonville (12/18) to go along with 14 points and five blocks ... Recorded 22 points and 10 rebounds (seven offensive) versus St. Andrew's (11/13) to earn her first double-double in an ECU uniform while also posting three blocks and five steals ... Led the Pirates with eight boards against No. 22 North Carolina (12/20) ... Recorded a season-best four assists versus Memphis (1/29) ... Filled up the stat sheet against Southern Miss (3/1) to the tune of 17 points, seven rebounds, four blocks and three assists while shooting 8-for-10 from the field.
As a Junior (2010-11): Did not play due to taking a non-medical redshirt.
As a Sophomore (2009-10): Appeared in 23 games, putting in two points and pulling down two rebounds on average ... Reached double digits in scoring and set a career high with 12 points vs. Longwood along with six rebounds, two assists and two blocks ... Playing a season-high 25 minutes against Georgia Tech, scored eight points and had six rebounds ... Then followed up that performance with a six-point, five-rebound effort vs. N.C. State.
As a Freshman (2008-09): Played in 20 contests off the bench her freshman campaign, scoring and snatching then career highs in scoring and rebounds (five each).
At Providence Day School: Earned North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association All-State and All-Conference accolades ... Received an invitation to the Nike Skills Academy ... Played her AAU basketball with the Tennessee Flight.
Personal: Born Britny Renee Edwards on Oct. 9, 1989 in Salt Lake City, Utah ... Daughter of Theodore "Blue" and Valerie Edwards ... Twin sister Whitny is a forward on the East Carolina women's basketball team ... Pursuing a master's degree in health communication.