Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Hollingsworth Named First-Team All-Region, Kates Tabbed as Top Rookie in the Northeast

MIT sophomore F/C Noel Hollingsworth was named first-team all-region today by D3hoops.com. Hollingsworth has already been named NEWMAC Player of the Year and was a first-team selection for the conference as well. He was the leading scorer and rebounder in the NEWMAC this season, putting up 20.4 ppg and 9.0 rpg.

MIT freshman PG Mitch Kates also pulled in honors as the top freshman in the Northeast region, receiving the Rookie of the Year award. Kates was previously named the NEWMAC Rookie of the Year and was also named second-team all-conference. He led the NEWMAC in both steals and assists, also placing highly in many other statistical categories.

The D3hoops.com all-region selections are voted on by sports information directors in each region. The full list of selections can be found at D3hoops.com.