Panola All American Rivera Inks With UMass

April 19, 2017 - The 5'11 Sophomore added another accolade to her collection this past Friday, as Panola College gained another All-American.

On Friday April 14th, the All-American list was announced and Genesis Rivera, was named on the Honorable Mention List.

Rivera was also named 1st Team All-Region after helping lead her team to a 23-8 record and finishing 3rd in Region XIV. She led the Conference in field goal percentage at 52.4. This season, she played in 29 games, starting 19, and averaged 12.7 ppg and 5.3 rpg.

She is now the first Sophomore of her class to sign with her next school. Rivera will be playing at the NCAA Division 1 level with the University of Massachusetts Amherst.