L-R's Cameron Sealey Named To The First-Team All-SAC Women's Basketball Team
March 4, 2011
Bear mentor Todd Starkey named the league coach of the year
Lenoir-Rhyne junior guard Cameron Sealey, who is third in the league in scoring (17.9 ppg), has been named to the 2010-11 All-South Atlantic Conference First Team.
Rock Hill, S.C. - Lenoir-Rhyne's Cameron Sealey has been named to the 2010-11 All-South Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball First Team while Bear mentor Todd Starkey earned league coach-of-the-year honors for the third straight season, league officials announced today.
Sealey is second in the conference in scoring (17.9 ppg) this season and led the squad in free throw percentage (.801), steals (50) and three-pointers made (49) in 2010-11.
Sealey, a junior guard from Mount Holly, N.C., also became the 17th player in school history to score 1,000 points in her career.
Sealey has also earned all-league honors for the past two seasons and has 1,043 points after three years of play.
Whitney Brinkley, a forward from Asheville, N.C., was named to the 2010-11 SAC All-Freshman Team after finishing second on the team in scoring (9.0 ppg) and free throw percentage (.723) while leading the squad in field goal percentage (.478).
Starkey, who crossed the 100-win mark this year, helped guide the Bears (14-13, 11-7) to their fifth straight winning season and a third-place finish in the conference standings after being picked seventh in the preseason coaches poll.
Starkey, who just completed his sixth year with Lenoir-Rhyne, was named the 2008-09 NCAA Division II National Coach Of The Year by the WBCA.
2010-11 All-South Atlantic Conference
Women's Basketball Teams
Mandy Mendenhall, Carson-Newman
Dana Hicks, Catawba
Cameron Sealey, Lenoir-Rhyne
Brittini Young, Mars Hill
Helen McKinney, Newberry
Jasmine Gunn, Tusculum
Kurie Washington, Wingate
Ashley Abed, Anderson
Zoriah Williams, Carson-Newman
Milica Ivanovic, Catawba
Taylor Deal, Mars Hill
Catherine Hintz, Tusculum
Shannon Depew, Carson-Newman
Whitney Brinkley, Lenoir-Rhyne
Tyler Carlson, Mars Hill
Ellie Gleeson, Newberry
Janitsha Williams, Wingate
COACH OF THE YEAR: Todd Starkey, Lenoir-Rhyne
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jasmine Gunn, Tusculum
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Shannon Depew, Carson-Newman
SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Brittini Young, Mars Hill
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEADERS
Points Per Game – Jasmine Gunn, Tusculum, 19.8
Rebounds Per Game – Dana Hicks, Catawba, 11.4
Field Goal Percentage – Staci Hicks, Tusculum, .558
Assists Per Game - Jessica Bearzatto, Newberry, 5.15
Steals Per Game - Micheala Watkins, Brevard, 2.68
3-Point Field Goal Percentage - Brittini Young, Mars Hill, .438
3-Pointers Per Game - Helen McKinney, Newberry, 2.69
Blocked Shots Per Game - Shannon Depew, Carson-Newman College, 2.07
Free Throw Percentage - Ashley Abed, Anderson, .890
Assist-to-Turnover Ratio - Jessica Bearzatto, Newberry, 2.48
Team Scoring Offense – Mars Hill College, 74.8
Team Field Goal Percentage – Lincoln Memorial University, .417
Team Field Goal Percentage Defense - Wingate University, .370
Team 3-Point Field Goal Percentage – Wingate University, .376
Team Assists – Mars Hill College, 14.27
Team Steals – Lincoln Memorial University, 10.62
Team Scoring Defense – Tusculum College, 60.1
Team Rebounding – Catawba College, 42.7
Team Free Throw Percentage – Wingate University, .759
Team Blocked Shots – Carson-Newman College, 3.93
Team Assist-to-Turnover Ratio – Newberry College, 0.81