QUIMBY NAMED CO-CACC PLAYER OF YEAR
Quimby and Leon Porter Named to All-CACC First Team
Orangeburg, NY (2/23/12) Dominican junior center Cory Quimby and Bloomfield senior guard Ahmad Harris (Linden, NJ) have been named as Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Basketball Co-Players of the Year after finishing tied in the final vote by the league's coaches. Teammate, Leon Porter, also earned All-CACC First Team honors.
University of the Sciences freshman Garret Kerr (Moorestown, N.J.) was honored as the CACC Rookie of the Year while Goldey-Beacom head coach Chuck Hammond was recognized as the CACC Men's Basketball Coach of the Year.
University of the Sciences also was selected as the winner of the CACC Men's Basketball Sportsmanship Award.
Quimby, a 6-6 junior center from Otisville, NY, ranks second in the CACC in rebounding at 11.5 rpg (2nd in NCAA) and third in scoring at 18.1 ppg while leading Dominican to an 18-8 overall mark and second place in the CACC North Division at 11-7. Quimby posted the second-most double-doubles in the league with 19. The 6-6 center also shot a .552 clip from the field on the year and led the conference in field goals made at 191.
Porter a 5-6 junior guard from Laurel, MD, also checked in among the conference's scoring leaders at eighth with a 16.8 ppg average. He leads the team in assists and steals. Porter also netted his 1,000th career point this season. He was a second-team All-CACC pick in 2010-11 and was the Rookie of the Year in 2009-2010.
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2012 CACC Men's Basketball Postseason Awards
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Garret Kerr (University of the Sciences)
COACH OF THE YEAR: Chuck Hammond (Goldey-Beacom)
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: University of the Sciences
All-CACC FIRST TEAM
Jim Connolly, Philadelphia U.
Cory Quimby, Dominican (N.Y.)
Ahmad Harris, Bloomfield
Corye Payton, Wilmington (Del.)
Leon Porter, Dominican (N.Y.)
All-CACC SECOND TEAM
Garret Kerr, USciences
Mark Dirugeris, Chestnut Hill
Argelix Gil, Concordia (N.Y.)
Marcus Porter, Goldey-Beacom
Matt Wafula, Bloomfield
All-CACC THIRD TEAM
Nikola Otovic, Caldwell
Rickie Crews, Holy Family
Dan Comas, Chestnut Hill
Khiry Hankins, Holy Family
Temi Adebayo, Philadelphia U.
All-CACC HONORABLE MENTION
Alberto Munoz, Holy Family
A.J. Picard, Goldey-Beacom
Jake Wilcox, Post
Josh Lopez, Post