DARTMOUTH, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth sophomore Nakira Examond (New Bedford, Mass.) picked up a pair of prestigious regional nods early this week, landing on the D3hoops.com All-Northeast First Team and the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) First Team.
The regional placements are the first for Examond on her two-year Corsair career, as she joins teammate Megan Ronaghan ’16 and Colleen Moriarty ’13 as the third UMass Dartmouth player to land on both lists. Ronaghan was named to the NEWBA First Team and D3hoops.com Second Team 2014, and the First Teams for both last season.
Read more on Examond at CorsairsAthletics.com.
KEENE, N.H. - Senior Stephanie D'Annolfo of the Keene State women's basketball program was selected to the d3hoops.com All-Northeast Region Third Team, it was announced today.
It was a been a decorated year for D'Annolfo, as the senior garnered her second consecutive Little East Conference (LEC) Defensive Player of the Year honors and was named the LEC Championship Tournament Most Outstanding Player. D'Annolfo also picked up her third-straight LEC All-Defensive Team honors and earned a first time nod as a First Team All-LEC selection. A native of Tyngsborough, Mass., the senior started all 24 games she played this season and recorded seven double doubles, while averaging 12.4 points per game, 8.0 rebounds per game and 3.8 assists per game. D'Annolfo's numbers also landed her inside the top-ten in a majority of the main statistical categories in the LEC.
Read more on D'Annolfo at KeeneOwls.com.
D3Hoops.com | Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors at the various schools.
Player of the Year: Ali Doswell, Amherst
Coach of the Year: G.P. Gromacki, Amherst
Rookie of the Year: Kyra Rose, Fitchburg State
||So.||New Bedford, Mass.
||Bowdoin||Jr.||Wellesley Hills, Mass.
|C||Bridget Quilty||Roger Williams||Sr.||Duxbury, Mass.|
||Husson||Sr.||Presque Isle, Maine
||Saint Joseph's (Me.)
||So.||West Newbury, Mass.
|F||Kennedy Guest-Pritch||Smith||So.||Fairburn, Ga.|
||University of New England
||Endicott||Jr.||Bar Harbor, Maine
||Jr.||South Windsor, Conn.
|F|C||Maria Jackson||Brandeis||Sr.||Rochester, N.Y.|