Daemen College体彩app官方网站 junior Andrew Sischo was one of 14 finalists for the Bevo Francis Award given to the top player in small college basketball. He fell short of the award when Kyle Mangas of Indiana Wesleyan was named last Monday.
The 6-foot-9, 240-pound center from Guilderland and a Guilderland High graduate averaged 24.9 points and 11.7 rebounds per game for the 24-8 Wildcats.
Last month, he was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-America teams. He also was named the East Coast Conference Player of the Year and the Division II East Regional Player of the Year. He earned both awards last season as well.
Sischo led Division II in double-doubles (22) and was second in rebounding and eighth in scoring.
Kevin O'Neil (Latham)
The junior forward was a key member of the 15-15-2 Yale men's hockey team. The Albany Academy graduate had five goals and was second on the team in assists with 12 for a career-high 17 points. He had a game-winner when he scored a season-high two goals in a 5-3 victory over Princeton.
Max Benson (Albany)
The sophomore, a graduate of Florida's Club Med Academy, was the top performer on the Presbyterian men's tennis team this spring. He was 6-7 at No. 1 singles and had an 8-4 doubles record. The 14 victories led the team. He was named Big South Player of the Week on Feb. 12. As a freshman, he earned All-Conference first team and was the Rookie of the Year after posting 20 victories.
Shalie Frierson (Troy)
The junior guard was named to the East Coast Conference third team after a solid season with the 20-10 New York Tech women's basketball team. The Troy High graduate averaged 10.9 points and 3.6 rebounds and had 61 assists and 52 assists. She sank 38 3-point baskets.
Madison Braman (Loudonville)
The junior competed in both matches for the William & Mary women's golf team this spring. The Shaker High graduate finished 96th out of 263 entrants at the Kiawah Island Classic on rounds of 76, 79 and 73 for a 228 total. She finished 42nd in the River Landing Classic with a 231 total on rounds of 74, 82 and 75.
Carly Boland (Clifton Park)
The senior guard helped the Binghamton women's basketball team post a 22-9 overall record and an 11-6 mark in the America East Conference. She averaged 10.0 points and 4.0 rebounds and led the Bearcats in assists with 90 and blocked shots with 33.
Emily Padalino (West Sand Lake)
The senior was named to the All-Centennial Conference first team after a standout season with the 16-11 Dickinson women's basketball team. The Albany Academy for Girls graduate started all 27 games and averaged 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds.
Justin Pangburn (East Greenbush)
The infielder started at shortstop for the 2-5 Brockport baseball team as a redshirt freshman. The Columbia High graduate hit .222 (4-for-18) with five runs scored and four runs batted in. He took a medical exemption last season and will be a third-year freshman next spring.
McKenzie Ballard (Mechanicville)
The freshman attack had nine goals and a team-high 12 assists for the 4-4 Vermont women's lacrosse team. The Shenendehowa High graduate had a game-winner. Senior defender Lexi Gordon of Queensbury (Queensbury High) had eight ground balls and eight caused turnovers.