Lexy Carson of West Virginia State has been named Mountain east Conference Player of the Year, Cara Mason of Shepherd the Freshman of the Year and Adam Collins of Charleston the Coach of the Year.
Carson, a senior guard from Decatur, Ill., led the MEC in scoring with 21.1 points per game while helping the Yellow Jackets to an 18-10 record. In addition to her scoring touch, she also ranked fifth in the league in assists (4.29 apg) and fifth in steals (2.21 spg).
Mason, a redshirt freshman from Monrovia, Md., made 23 starts and averaged 11.2 points per game for the Rams. She led Shepherd in both assists (2.1) and steals (1.4) per game.
In his second season at UC, Collins led the Golden Eagles to a 19-7 overall record and a 15-7 mark in conference play. Charleston led the league in scoring defense surrendering 64.4 points per game in one of the highest-scoring conferences in NCAA Division II.
In addition to the individual awards, the MEC announced the 2013-14 all-conference teams. The first team consists of eight players from eight different teams. The second team also has eight players from eight different teams. In all, 11 of the 12 teams in the league are represented on the all-conference teams.
Glenville State and West Liberty each had three players honored, while Charleston, Fairmont State, Urbana and West Virginia State placed two players apiece on the team.
The MEC Tournament presented by GoMart gets underway on Tuesday, March 4. Visit the Tournament Central page for more information.
Andrea Bertrand - Concord - F - 5'11 - Jr. - Midlothian, Va.
Lexy Carson - WV State - G - 5'8 - Sr. - Decatur, Ill.
Liz Flowers - West Liberty - G - 5'7 - So. - Williamstown, W.Va.
Hailey Garrett - Fairmont State - F - 6'0 - Jr. - Fairmont, W.Va.
DeVonyea Johnson - Urbana - G - 5'8 - Sr. - Ypsilanti, Mich.
Chyress Lockart - Charleston - G - 5'8 - Jr. - Euclid, Ohio
Martha Nagbe - Notre Dame - G - 5'7 - So. - Lakewood, Ohio
Kenyona Simmons - Glenville State - F - 5'8 - Sr. - Dayton, Ohio
Breanna Butler - Wheeling Jesuit - G - 5'9 - So. - Oak Hill, Ohio
Gabby Flinchum - Shepherd - F - 6'3 - Jr. - North Potomac, Md.
Kate Francisco - Urbana - C - 6'1 - Jr. - Marysville, Ohio
Asia Greenleaf - WV State - F - 6'1 - Sr. - Parkersburg, W.Va.
Kailee Howe - West Liberty - G - 5'10 - So. - Zanesville, Ohio
Ginny Mills - Glenville State - G - 5'7 - Sr. - Steubenville, Ohio
LeAnne Ross - Charleston - G - 5'8 - Jr. - Marietta, Ohio
Makenzie White - Fairmont State - G - 5'9 - So. - Madison, W.Va.
Reynesha Archer - UVa-Wise - F - 5'10 - Sr. - Manchester, Conn.
Jaila Bryant - Wheeling Jesuit - G - 5'8 - So. - Pickerington, Ohio
Kierra Simpson - West Liberty - F - 5'11 - So. - Columbus, Ohio
Keyanna Tate - Glenville State - G/F - 6'0 - Jr. - Forestville, Md.