Greenville, SC. – The NCCAA Mideast Region has released the 2018-19 All-Mideast Regional Women’s Basketball Team and Men’s Basketball Team. The coaches in the region vote on the squad at the conclusion of the regular season and announce the results during post-season play. Coaches cannot vote for their own players.
Five individuals were named First Team All-Region in both categories and five were named Second Team All-Region. Alice Lloyd College was well represented as four total athletes were selected to this exclusive company.
On the women’s side, sophomore guard Haley Hall and junior guard Katie Moore were both chosen to the women’s First Team while the men were represented by junior guard Blake Smith on the First Team and junior forward Chance Cornett on the Second Team.
Haley Hall finished the season averaging 16.4 ppg and was ranked by the NCCAA in the Top 5 in the nation in free throw percentage (85.6%). Additionally, she added 5.6 rebounds, 1.86 assists and 1.53 steals per night.
In addition to being named First Team All-Mideast Region, she was also voted First Team All-River States Conference. She was also just named by the NAIA as an Honorable Mention All-American.
Hall also helped lead the Lady Eagles to a 20-10 record and a second consecutive appearance by the women’s team in the NAIA DII National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa.
Katie Moore finished the season averaging 13.1 ppg and shot 81% from the foul line. She also led the squad in assists at 2.7 per game and was third in rebounding with 4.6. In addition to being named First Team All-Mideast Region, she was also voted Second Team All-River States Conference.
Moore also helped lead the Lady Eagles to a 20-10 record and a second consecutive appearance by the women’s team in the NAIA DII National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa.
Blake Smith finished the season averaging 20.9 ppg and was ranked by the NCCAA in the top 10 in the nation in scoring. Additionally, he averaged 6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per outing.
In addition to being named First Team All-Mideast Region, Smith was also named NCCAA First Team All-American, First Team All-Mideast Region vote-leader, and First Team All-River States Conference.
Chance Cornett finished the season averaging 14.5 ppg and 6.2 rebounds per game, which placed him second in both categories. In addition to being named Second Team All-Mideast Region, he was also named as a Scholar-Athlete Recipient by both the NCCAA and the NAIA.