GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) released its 2012-13 women's basketball all-conference awards Tuesday and Gallaudet University senior forward Lindsay Stergio (Montville, Conn.) was named to the second team. This is Stergio's first All-NEAC honor and Gallaudet's third straight year of having at least one player on one of the three all-conference teams, which consist of five players each.
Stergio, a transfer student, started all 25 games this past season for the Bison and averaged per game 15.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.0 steals. She finished the season with 375 points, 225 rebounds, 64 assists, 50 steals and eight blocks. Stergio netted a career-high 28 points in the final game of the season, a 69-50 win over Penn St.-Berks on Feb. 16. Nationally, she ranks 39th in the country for double-doubles made with 11, including the last four games of the season. Stergio, led the Bison in 14 different statistical categories and ranks in the Top 10 for seven different NEAC statistical categories. She was also honored as a NEAC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week on Nov. 26 after she earned GU Holiday all-tournament team honors.
The Bison concluded its 2012-13 season under first-year head coach Stephanie Stevens with a 7-18 record and 5-13 mark in the conference.
Wells College junior guard Ashley Roser was named the NEAC Player of the Year while Lancaster Bible College (LBC) freshman guard Aubrey Folger took home NEAC Rookie of the Year honors. LBC head coach Doug Helsel was selected by his peers as the NEAC Coach of the Year. The Chargers led all programs with three all-conference selections.
Below is a brief paragraph on GU's Lindsay Stergio and her statiscal rankings (stats and rankings as of 2/19/13. NCAA rankings as of 2/17/13)
ALL-NEAC SECOND TEAM
|Lindsay Stergio, Sr., Forward
NEAC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week (Nov. 26)...GU Holiday All-Tournament team...ranked No. 46 in the country for double-doubles...ranked 1st in the NEAC for games (25), games started (25)…5th in rebounds (225), field goals (146)....6th in defensive rebounds (144)...7th in points (375), rebounds per game (9.0)...8th in minutes (857)...10th in offensive rebounds (81)...11th in free throws (83-for-120)...12th in points per game (15.0), field goal percentage (42.7)...14th in free throw percentage (69.2)...17th in assists (64), steals (50), minutes per game (34.3)...leads Gallaudet in 14 different statistical categories...recorded 11 double-doubles, including the last four games of the season...scored a career-high 28 points in the final game of the season in a 69-50 win over Penn St.-Berks (Feb. 16)...started and played in all 25 games.