March 2, 2017
Four Earn Post-Season SAC Women's Basketball Honors
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSac.com) -- Four Catawba women's basketball players were honored as the South Atlantic Conference announced its post-season awards on Thursday. Earning first team All-SAC honors were senior Bri Johnson (Statesville, N.C./W. Iredell/Belmont Abbey) and junior Terri Rogers (Burlington, N.C./E. Alamance). Serena Brown (Ft. Washington, Md./Bowie) was an honorable mention selection, while Madison Hallman (Thomasville, N.C./E. Davidson) claimed a spot on the All-Freshman team.
Johnson is scoring 17 points a game for Catawba and has canned a team-high 69 three-pointers. She is shooting 43.4% from behind the arc and is an 85% free throw shooter with both categories leading the conference. Rogers leads Catawba in scoring (18.2) and rebounding (9.0). She is shooting 51% from the field and has made 73.7% from the line.
Brown finished the regular season as the league leader in assists at 5.5 a game. She has chipped in with 10.5 points a game and 3.9 rebounds. Hallman is currently averaging 5.6 points a game with 21 three-pointers. She has 20 steals and 19 assists.
Lincoln Memorial's Megan Pittman was voted the SAC Player of the Year, while Anderson’s Alexy Mollenhauer was voted the Freshman of the Year. Krystal Evans, from Lincoln Memorial, was tabbed the Coach of the Year.
2016-17 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball All-Conference Teams
Megan Pittman, Lincoln Memorial
Terri Rogers, Catawba
Mika Wester, Carson-Newman
Bri Johnson, Catawba
Marta Miscenko, Wingate
Madison Lenox, Brevard
Danasia Witherspoon, Wingate
Shea Coker, Lincoln Memorial
Meg Essex, Newberry
Heather Jankowy, Anderson
Kailyn Brooks, Carson-Newman
Nicola Handreck, Newberry
Josey Harding, Lincoln Memorial
Jasmine Franklin, Anderson
Kasey Johnson, Tusculum
Paige Chavis, Mars Hill
Serena Brown, Catawba
Chelsey Romero, Lenoir-Rhyne
Alexy Mollenhauer, Anderson
Madison Baggett, Anderson
Sydney Duggins, Lincoln Memorial
Madison Hallman, Catawba
Aliyah Farmer, Mars Hill
Player of the Year: Megan Pittman, Lincoln Memorial
Freshman of the Year: Alexy Mollenhauer, Anderson
Coach of the Year: Krystal Evans, Lincoln Memorial
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