Iavarone Appears on D3hoops.com All-Atlantic Region First-Team

Iavarone Appears on D3hoops.com All-Atlantic Region First-Team

D3hoops.com Release

Patchogue, NY| One week after being named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference's Player of the Year, senior forward Andrea Iavarone of the St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's basketball team was selected to the D3hoops.com All-Atlantic Region First-Team on Tuesday morning.

The three-time Skyline All-Conference First-Team member topped the conference and ranks third in NCAA Division III with 420 rebounds, and her 19 double-doubles--good for eighth in the nation--came on the heels of posting conference-leading averages in points (20.8) rebounds (16.8).

In 2017-18, her 521 points made her SJC's all-time leading scorer (1,510), and her 1,112 career rebounds saw her finish second all-time. The All-ECAC First-Team selection and two-time ECAC Metro Player of the Week also owns single-season records for rebounds, rebounds-per-game, field-goal percentage, free throw percentage and blocks.

Additional weekly honors the forward received in 2017-18 include USBWA Division III National Player of the Week, D3hoops.com Team of the Week (3x), MBWA Division II-III Player of the Week (Jan. 30), Skyline Conference Player of the Week (4x), MBWA Divisions II-III Weekly Honorable Mention (4x) and Skyline Conference Weekly Honor Roll (3x).

D3hoops.com 2017-18 Women's All-Atlantic Region Team

Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors at the various schools.

Player of the Year: Katie Sire, Montclair State
Coach of the Year: Chessie Jackson, TCNJ
Rookie of the Year: Kelly O'Donnell, St. Joeseph's (Brkln.)

First team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
G Christina Pasaturo Staten Island Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y.
G Kendrea Williams FDU-Florham So. Piscataway, N.J.
F Andrea Iavarone St. Joseph's (L.I.) Sr. Miller Place, N.Y.
F Katie Sire Montclair State Sr. Hazlet, N.J.
F Sasha Williams Stockton Sr. Cherry Hill, N.J.
Second team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
Gabrielle Harris  FDU-Florham  So.  South River, N.J. 
Katie Tobie  Montclair State  Sr.  Elizabeth, N.J. 
Nafisa Saunders  Neumann  Jr.  Coatesville, Pa. 
Jen Byrne TCNJ  So.  Medford, N.J. 
Charlotte Renker  SUNY-Old Westbury  Jr.  Mineola, N.Y. 
Third team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
Morgan Birmelin  DeSales  Jr.  Honesdale, Pa. 
Karen Mak  Brooklyn  Sr.  New York, N.Y. 
Nomi Washington  Cabrini  Jr.  Phoenixville, Pa. 
Essence Casey  Farmingdale State  Sr.  Huntington Station, N.Y. 
Najha Treadwell  Stockton  Sr.  Cinnaminson, N.J.