2/25/19 Maryland, Ae'Rianna Harris

Junior forward Ae'Rianna Harris puts up a free throw in the game against Maryland Monday night. Harris made two of four free-throw attempts. She scored 14 points and had 14 rebounds in Maryland's 58-55 win on Monday night.

Junior Ae'Rianna Harris added an All-American honorable mention award to her name on Monday.

She's Purdue's first All-American since 2013 and the 15th in program history, according to a Purdue press release. The forward averaged 13.1 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game in 2018-19.

"It's an incredible honor for (Harris), and a fantastic recognition for our program," head coach Sharon Versyp said in the press release. "She completely changes the game on both ends of the floor, and that's what being one of the best players in the country is all about."

Harris is a finalist for the Naismith National Defensive Player of the Year award and was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year. She was also named to the second team All-Big Ten and Big Ten All-Defensive teams.

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