Gill is Top Defender

Skyler Gill

ATLANTA - For the second straight year, UNA sophomore forward, Skyler Gill of Wichita, Kansas, has been named the ASUN Conference Defensive Player of the Year in addition to being chosen second-team All-ASUN.

As a freshman in 2022, Gill was a second-team all-conference selection, a member of the ASUN All-Freshman Team, the league’s Freshman of the Year, and ASUN Co-Defensive Player of the Year. 

During the 2022-23 regular season, Gill averaged 10.5 points and 8.0 rebounds to go with a school record 77 blocked shots, 56 steals, and 78 assists. Gill broke her own freshman record of 76 blocked shots. Gill also owns UNA’s career blocked shot record, which she set early in her sophomore season. She now has 153 blocked shots in her two seasons at UNA.