April 5, 2013

Young Named to All-Met Basketball Team

- Young picks up Second Team honors -


New York, N.Y. (April 5, 2013) – Floriana Borova of Wm. Paterson has been named the All Met Division III women's college basketball Player of the Year by the Met Basketball Writers Association. Karin Harvey of Montclair State was named Coach of the Year.

The rest of the All Met First Team: Alyson Caiazzo, Manhattanville; Jessica Duleba, Baruch; Tytravia Riley, Bard; DeAndra Scott, Old Westbury; Melissa Tobie, Montclair State.
 
The Second Team: Brittany Bowen, Brooklyn; Kyra Dayon, FDU Florham; Jamecia Forsythe, John Jay; Kelly Fraser, Mount St. Vincent; Jennifer Navarro, Lehman; Rebecca Yoshor, Yeshiva; Nicky Young, Farmingdale State.
The All Met teams will be honored April 15 at the 80th NIT/MBWA Haggerty Awards dinner at the Westchester Marriott, Tarrytown, N.Y..

Borova, a 5-9 junior guard from Cresskill, N.J., also was named to the All NJAC First Team and was a WBCA All America honorable mention. She led the league with 20.3 ppg (16th nationally) and 589 pts, 5.0 assists (27th nation), 4.0 steals (8th nation). Borova had 5.7 rpg and was No. 1 in the NJAC in 3FGs made per game (2.5, 45th nation).

Harvey earned her third NJAC Coach of the Year honor and also was the WBCA Atlantic Region Coach of the Year. The Red Hawks were 16-0 during theNJAC regular season, won NJAC tournament, ran off 29 straight victories and finished 29-1 overall. The teams defeatedRegis in the NCAA first round and Lebanon Valley in the second round before bowing out in a sectional semifinal.

 

2012-13 All-Met Division III Women's Basketball Teams

FIRST TEAM

Floriana Borova, Wm Paterson          5-9, jr, G          (Cresskill, NJ)

Alyson Caiazzo, Manhattanville          6-1, so, C        (Brooklyn, NY)

Jessica Duleba, Baruch                      5-8, sr, G         (Commerce Twnshp, MI)

Tytravia Riley, Bard                            5-10, fr, F        (Miami, FL)

DeAndra Scott, Old Westbury            5-8, jr, F           (St. Albans, NY)

Melissa Tobie, Montclair State           6-1, so, F         (Elizabeth, NJ)

 

SECOND TEAM

Brittany Bowen, Brooklyn                   5-7, sr, G         (Ellicott City, MD)

Kyra Dayon, FDU Florham                5-8, so, F         (Trenton, NJ)

Jamecia Forsythe, John Jay              5-11, jr, F         (Brooklyn, NY)

Kelly Fraser, Mount St. Vincent          5-11, so, C      (Staten Island, NY)

Jennifer Navarro, Lehman                 5-6, fr, G         (Jamaica, NY)

Rebecca Yoshor, Yeshiva                  6-0, jr, F           (Houston, TX)

Nicky Young, Farmingdale State       5-8, jr, G          (Queens, NY)

 

Player of the Year: Floriana Borova, Wm. Paterson

Coach of the Year: Karin Harvey, Montclair State

 

 

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