February 11, 2008

McGowan Named CAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Again

York senior All-American forward CHAD McGOWAN (Dallastown, Pa./Dallastown) was named the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 11, 2008 after averaging 24.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 3.0 blocks and 1.5 steals in two victories that kept the Spartans on top of the pack heading into the final two weeks of the regular season.  In the process, McGowan passed former YCP standouts Dan Johnson and Wayne Johnson to move into third place on the team’s career scoring list with 1,876 points.  It is the third time in the last six weeks McGowan was named the CAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

The following athletes were also nominated for Athlete of the Week honors, and are honorable mention selections:
* Ryan Junghans (Derwood, Md./Magruder) - Hood
* Fred Stanback (Springdale, Md./Bishop O’Connell) - Marymount
* Brandon Altmann (Vienna, Va./Madison) - Mary Washington
* Greg Palmer (Salisbury, Md./Salisbury Christian) - Salisbury
* Tyson Lesesne (Edgewood, Md./Edgewood) - St. Mary’s
* Jeremy Bernard (Baltimore, Md./Western Tech) - Villa Julie
* James Stratton (Magnolia, Del./Caesar Rodney) - Wesley

Past CAC Men’s Basketball Athletes of the Week
* 11/19 - Tyson Lesesne - St. Mary’s
* 11/26 - Jesse Gutekunst - Hood
* 12/3 - Mike Gray - Marymount
* 12/10 - Rashawn Johnson - Wesley and Jesse Gutekunst - Hood
* 12/17 - Matt Hale - Mary Washington
* 1/7 - Chad McGowan - York
* 1/15 - Ryan Junghans - Hood
* 1/21 - Greg Palmer - Salisbury and Tyson Lesesne - St. Mary’s
* 1/28 - Chad McGowan - York
* 2/4 - Jon Mowl - Gallaudet and Levi Winters - York

Chad McGowan Photo courtesy of Eric Linsley