Seward County Community College freshman womenís basketball player Tegan Cunningham has been named a National Junior College Athletic Association First Team All-American. Cunningham was named a First Team All-American by the NJCAA after leading the Lady Saints basketball team to a 36-2 overall record. Cunningham is the seventh first team selection in SCCC history, and 14th All-American selection ever in the history of the Seward County womenís basketball program. Cunningham is also the second ever freshman from Seward County to be named a First Team All-American. She was one of only two freshman named to the NJCAA First Team this season.

Cunningham, a 6-foot-1-inch forward from Doncaster, Australia, had a standout freshman season averaging 18.1 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. Cunningham recorded 18 double-doubles, led her team in scoring 18 times and was the teamís top rebounder in 21 games this season.

The Jayhawk West Conference and Region VI Most Valuable Player scored a career-high 36 points in a conference showdown against Barton County Community College (02/14/07) and netted at least 20 points on 14 occasions this season.

Before the start of the NJCAA National Tournament, Cunningham was honored as a Kodak/WBCA First Team All-American, joining many honors that Cunningham has received this season.

Twice during the regular season Cunningham received the national honor of being named the NJCAA Player of the Week, and she closed the regular season with Jayhawk West M.V.P., Freshman of the Year and First Team All-Conference recognition. Cunningham was also tabbed First Team All-Region VI and was named Region VI Most Valuable Player. Cunningham then averaged 21.5 points and 10.0 rebounds while being selected to the Region VI All-Tournament Team and being named the M.V.P. of the Region VI Tournament.

Cunningham continued to prove her abilities, but this time it was on the top stage in womenís junior college basketball at the NJCAA National Tournament, earning All-Tournament Team recognition averaging 20.5 points and 12.5 rebounds in four games played.