Iavarone Lands On ECAC DIII Metro Women’s Basketball Honorable Mention

Iavarone Lands On ECAC DIII Metro Women’s Basketball Honorable Mention

Written by Joshua Soto (SJC-LI Sports Information)

Danbury, Conn.| Junior Andrea Iavarone of the St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's basketball team was named to the ECAC DIII Metro Women's Basketball Honorable Mention, as announced by the conference on Thursday morning.

Iavarone's selection comes a week after being named to Skyline All-Conference First-Team, her third All-Conference selection in as many years, having appeared on the Second-Team as a freshman, and the First-Team as a sophomore in 2015-16.

The Miller Place, NY native finished the season first in the Skyline in scoring (18.3 PPG) and second in rebounds (11.6 RPG).

In an 86-63 win over Purchase College on January 4, the forward tallied career-best 39 points (18th in the nation, most points scored in a single game this season) on a program best 19-24 shooting from the floor en route to setting a new the program record for points in a single-game.

Iavarone's ECAC Honorable Mention comes on the heels of a campaign that saw her receive D3Hoops.com's Team of the Week honors for the week ending January 8. Iavarone became the first player in program history to earn the honor, which recognizes the best players in NCAA Division III across the nation. She was also selected to four Skyline Weekly Honor Roll mentions and three Conference Player of the Week selections (12/5, 12/19, 1/9) Additionally, Iavarone was selected to the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association Divisions II-III Weekly Honorable Mention on December 20 and January 10.

Full ECAC Release

2016-17 ECAC Division III Metro Women's Basketball All-Star Team
Player of the Year
Christina Pasaturo – College of Staten Island, Jr.
Rookie of the Year
Kendrea Williams – FDU-Florham, Fr.
Coach of the Year
Mary Beth Spirk – Moravian College
First Team
Kaitlyn Astel – Stevens Institute of Technology, Grad.
Christina Pasaturo – College of Staten Island, Jr.
Marajiah Bacon – Kean University, So.
Camille McPherson – Moravian College, Sr.
Sasha Williams – Stockton University, Jr.
Honorable Mention
Andrea Iavarone – St. Joseph's College – Long Island, Jr.
Maria Simmons – Rutgers University – Newark, Sr.
Mallory George – Centenary University, Sr.
Anyssa Sanchez – Rowan University, Sr.