Myers and Reich Earn NABC All-Middle Atlantic Regional Honors

Photos courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Photos courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

YORK, PA – The postseason accolades continue to roll in for the York College men's basketball team as seniors Dalton Myers and Blayde Reich earned NABC All-Middle Atlantic honors as announced by the organization on Monday.

The Spartan tandem helped lead the Green and White to one of the best seasons in school history. York finished the year 24-5 with a Capital Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championship. The Spartans also advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. York set a new school record with a 16-game win streak while they finished the year with the third highest win total in school history.

Myers earned first-team Middle Atlantic honors as he averaged 17.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 0.8 blocked shots per game. Myers shot 54.7% from the floor, 39.6% from three and 76.3% from the free throw line. He earned first-team All-Capital Athletic Conference honors for the second time in his career while he was also one of ten finalists for the prestigious Jostens Trophy, the top award for Division III basketball.

Myers finished his career with 1,499 points, good for ninth on the all-time scoring list. He also ranked in the top 15 in points per game, field goals made, field goals attempted, first goal percentage, free throws made, free throws attempted, total rebounds, blocked shots, blocked shots per game, games played, games started and minutes played.

Myers will be playing in Saturday's NABC Reese's Division III Senior All-Star game in Salem, Virginia.

Reich concluded a stellar senior year by earning second team All-Middle Atlantic honors. Reich ended the season averaging 16.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.8 blocked shots per game. He shot 53.2% from the floor, 32.9% from three and 69.9% from the free throw line. Reich concluded his career with 1,143 points, good for 20th on the all-time York College scoring list. His name is also found in the top 15 of free throw attempts, total rebounds, rebounds per game, blocked shots, blocked shots per game, and games started.

Reich also earned first-team All-CAC honors after being a second-teamer as a junior.

Spartan head coach Matt Hunter was pleased to see his two senior standouts honored by the NABC.

"These awards are by-products of our team having a great year," said Hunter. "Individual accolades are preceded by team success and that was certainly the case this year. I am happy for Dalton and Blayde and I am grateful for their contributions to the program."

The pair joins Chad McGowan (2006-07 first team and 2007-08 first team), Nick Brady (2009-10, first team), Paul Kouvaris (2011-12 first team), and Andy O'Brien (2002-03 first team) as other Spartan NABC all-region honorees. This year marks the first time York has had a pair of all-region teammates.

 

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