GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) released its 2013-14 women's basketball all-conference awards and Gallaudet University senior forward Lindsay Stergio (Montville, Conn.) was named to the first team. This is Stergio's second All-NEAC honor and Gallaudet's fourth straight year of having at least one player on one of the three all-conference teams, which consist of five players each.
Stergio, a 2012-13 All-NEAC second team honoree, started all 25 games this past season for the Bison and averaged 18.9 points per game, 9.9 rebounds per game, 3.0 assists per game and one steal per game. She finished the regular-season with 453 points, 238 rebounds, 73 assists, 25 steals and 12 blocks. Stergio netted a career-high 29 points in the first game of the season, a 73-66 loss at the hands of Alvernia on Nov. 16. Nationally, she ranks 42nd in the country for points per game (18.9) and 30th in double-doubles (13). Stergio led the Bison in five different statistical categories and ranks in the Top 10 for eight different NEAC statistical categories. Stergio scored double digits in 24 games, 13 of those she reached 20 points or more and had 13 double-doubles. She was also honored as an NEAC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the week on Feb. 10.
The Bison concluded its 2013-14 regular season under second-year head coach Stephanie Stevens with a 14-11 record and 11-5 mark in the conference and hosted College of St. Elizabeth in the first round of the NEAC tournament.
Wells College senior Ashley Roser was named NEAC Player of the Year for the second straight year, while Morrisville State College freshman Jordan Anderson was named NEAC Rookie of the Year. Lancaster Bible College head coach Doug Helsel was named NEAC Coach of the Year by his pears.
Below is a brief paragraph on GU's Lindsay Stergio and her statiscal rankings (stats and rankings as of 2/24/14. NCAA rankings as of 2/25/14)
ALL-NEAC FIRST TEAM
|Lindsay Stergio, Sr., Forward
2012-13 All-NEAC second team...NEAC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week (Feb. 10)… ranked No. 42 in the country for points per game (18.9)…ranked No. 30 in the country for double-doubles (13)…2nd in the NEAC in points (453), field goals (191)...3rd in points per game (18.9)...4th in defensive rebounds (173)...5th in points per 40 min (22.9)...6th in total rebounds (238), FT pct (70.3)...8th in rebounds per game (9.9)...10th in assists (73)...led the Bison in scoring (453, 18.9 pts. per game), field goal attempts (446), field goals (191), free throws made (71), free throw attempts (101), rebounds (238), defensive rebounds (173)...second on the team in blocks (12), assists (73)...played in 24 games (23 starts)...13 double-doubles...scored a season best 29 pts. vs. Alvernia on Nov. 16...scored 20 or more points in 13 games...had a season best 15 rebounds vs. Penn St.-Berks on Nov. 25...team captain.