February 26, 2012

Claircius Named to NECC Second Team

BENNINGTON, VT-Southern Vermont senior Joa Claircius was recently recognized by the New England Collegiate Conference by being named to the NECC All-Conference Second Team.  Clarcius has been a four year starter on the Mountaineers and helped lead SVC to back to back seven win seasons, the most since the 1998-99 season. 

Claircius averaged 15.7 points per game this season which was fourth best in the NECC.  Clarcius’s most impressive game this season came on January 14th when the Mountaineers traveled to Wheelock.  In the contest Claircius scored 29 points behind 10-19 shooting.  In addition to her scoring this season Claircius was also a major asset to the Mountaineers on the glass. The guard finished tenth in the conference with 8.2 rebounds a game.

Claircius was joined by Stephanie Crawford (Regis), Sheanna James (Mitchell), Sarah Paternostro (Daniel Webster), and Kayla Skiffington (Bay Path) on the All-conference Second Team.

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Alycia Gervais, Daniel Webster (Sr, F - Windham, Conn.)

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Denisha Parks, Elms (Fr, F - Fall River, Mass.)

COACH OF THE YEAR
Laura Habacker, Elms

TEAM SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Wheelock College

FIRST TEAM
Alycia Gervais, Daniel Webster (Sr, F - Windham, Conn.)
Erika Murphy, Elms (Sr, F - Torrington, Conn.)
Catherine O'Connell, Newbury (Jr, C - Quincy, Mass.)
Denisha Parks, Elms (Fr, F - Fall River, Mass.)
Claire Ramonas, Regis (So, F - Portland, Maine)

SECOND TEAM
Joa Claircius, Southern Vt. (Sr, G - Clermont, FL)
Stephanie Crawford, Regis (Sr, G - Rockland, Mass.)
Sheanna James, Mitchell (Fr, G - Waterbury, Conn.)
Sarah Paternostro, Daniel Webster (Sr, G - Glastonbury, Conn.)
Kayla Skiffington, Bay Path (So, F - East Longmeadow, MA)

HONORABLE MENTION
Emilee Marro, Regis (Fr, G - Bedford, N.H.)
Keneisha Milton, Wheelock (Jr, G/F - Boston, MA)
Tatiana Mojica, Becker (So, C - Worcester, Mass.)
Carolyn Talmadge, Elms (Sr, G - Wilbraham, Mass.)
Bianca Young, Mitchell (Sr, G - Bridgeport, Conn.)