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Hunter and Myers Earn Regional Accoaldes

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

YORK, PA – York College senior Dalton Myers continues to collect post season accolades as he was named to the All-Middle Atlantic first team on Tuesday morning as announced by the organization. In addition to Myers earning first team honors, Spartan head coach Matt Hunter was named the co-Coach of the Year along with Johns Hopkins' Josh Loeffler.

Myers was joined on the first team by F&M's Brandon Federici, the regional player of the year, Lebanon Valley's Sam Light, Christopher Newport's Aaron McFarland, and Catholic's Jay Howard.

Myers has collected a number of post season honors after leading the Spartans to a stellar mark of 24-5 and Capital Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships. Myers earned first-team All-Capital Athletic Conference honors for the second time in his career. He was selected to play in the NABC Reese's Division III Senior All-Star game at this weekend's Division III Final Four. Myers also earned NABC first-team All-Middle Atlantic Region accolades on Monday afternoon.

Myers finished the year averaging 17.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 0.8 blocked shots per game. He shot 54.7% from the floor, 39.6% from three and 76.3% from the free throw line.

He scored in double figures in 25 of his 28 games, scored 20-plus points in 11 games and went over 30 points twice including a career-high 35 points in the Spartans' overtime win over Washington & Lee on December 30. He also set a career-high with 12 rebounds in the December 6 win over Frostburg State.

Myers finished his career with 1,499 points in 104 games including 96 starts. He shot 53.7% from the field, 35.1% from three and 73.8% from the free throw line. Myers pulled down 522 rebounds, dished out 154 assists, blocked 92 shots and notched 41 steals.

Hunter continues to lead the resurgence of the Spartan program as York's 24 wins were the third highest total in school history. The Spartans have improved by seven wins in each of the last two seasons. York went from 10 wins in 2015-16 to 17 wins last year followed by this year's campaign. The Spartans are 41-15 over the last two seasons with a CAC regular season and tournament title.

Myers will now be eligible to earn All-American honors as all first team regional team members can be voted to the national teams. This year marks the 17th year that has recognized all-region teams. More than 680 players were nominated nationwide for the men's and women's all-region squads.