Miller and Tong Named to All-Skyline Teams
Mar 1, 2006

Sophomore forward Mercedes Miller (New York, NY/Manhattan Center) and senior guard Kristen Tong (Swanzey, NH/Monadnock Reg.) were named to the All-Skyline Conference Teams on February 28th, 2006. The teams are selected by the Skyline Conference women's basketball coaches.

Miller, who was named First Team All-Skyline, led the Rams this year in points, rebounds, blocks and free-throw percentage. She scored a total of 353 points (15.3 per game), grabbed 217 boards (9.4 per game), blocked 38 shots and averaged 77.5-percent from the charity stripe. She finished the regular-season with a total of 10 double-doubles. Over the season, Miller was seen on many weekly awards including D3Hoops Team of the Week, Skyline Player of the Week, ECAC Metro Player of the Week and Met Basketball Teams.

Tong was named Honorable Mention All-Skyline. She finished the regular-season third in scoring on the team with 10.3 points per game, had 43 steals, 35 assists and shot 33.1-percent from three-point territory (43-for-130). In her two-year career with the Rams, Tong has started in 51-of-53 games, totaling 495 points, 98 steals and 96 assists.

FIRST TEAM:

LaSheena Brown, Mount Saint Mary

Dora Enright, Stevens

Jenna Gambino, Stevens

Kristen Mando, St. Joseph's

Mercedes Miller, Farmingdale State

SECOND TEAM:

Annie Cossolini, Mount Saint Mary

Kristen Hetsko, Kings Point

Vanessa Lawson, Mount Saint Mary

Danna Purnell, Old Westbury

Kellie Stuart, Mount Saint Mary

HONORABLE MENTION:

Andrea DiNizo, Mount Saint Vincent

Katie Dornemann, St. Joseph's

Dani Dudek, Stevens

Kim Reznicek, Manhattanville

Stacy Schultz, Mount Saint Mary

Kristen Tong, Farmingdale State

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

LaSheena Brown, Mount Saint Mary

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:

Kristen Hetsko, Kings Point

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

Annie Cossolini, Mount Saint Mary

COACH/COACHING STAFF OF THE YEAR:

J. Randall Ognibene, Mount Saint Mary

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD:

Stevens Institute of Technology