Three Falcons named All-GSC
University of Montevallo placed three basketball players on the All-Gulf South Conference teams Monday, as junior guard Alicia Lewis was named to the All-GSC East First Team for the women, and Freddy Little was named All-GSC East First Team for the men. Nate Flowers was a Second Team selection for the men.
Lewis, a native of Youngsville, La., led Montevallo in the regular season with an average of 13.4 points per game, while starting all 27 games this season. She was the Falcons’ leading 3-point shooter with 59 on the year and top free throw shooter, hitting 64.8 percent of her foul shots. She also led UM with 86 assists and 37 steals. Her 961 minutes played this season, an average of 35.5 per game, are the second most of any GSC women’s player.
Little, a native of Raleigh, N.C., led UM with 16 points per game and a GSC-leading 73 3-point baskets made. His 60 assists and 33 steals were also team highs. Flowers was second in scoring for UM with 13.3 points per game. He led UM and the GSC East with 258 rebounds, which is good for second in the GSC overall.
Both Montevallo teams advance to this week’s Gulf South Conference Tournament in Southaven, Miss., as the No. 5 seed from the East.
2009 ALL-GSC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FIRST TEAM
Guard – Ashley Boykin, Alabama-Huntsville – Sr. – Haleyville, Ala.
Guard – Alicia Lewis, Montevallo – Jr. – Youngsville, La.
Forwad – Amber Rutherford, North Alabama – Sr. – Hatton, Ala.
Guard – Dominic Cranford, West Georgia – Sr. – Jackson, Miss.
Forward – Ashley Huff, West Georgia – Sr. – New Market, Tenn.
East Division Freshman of the Year—Dana Jackson, North Alabama
East Division Player of the Year—Dominic Cranford, West Georgia
Coach of the Year—Craig Roden, West Georgia
Guard – Andrea Dubose, Arkansas-Monticello – Sr. – Newton, Miss.
Forward – Monica Perkins-Miller, Arkansas-Monticello – Jr. – Houston, Texas
Forward – Amanda Grappe, Arkansas Tech – Sr. – Benton, Ark.
Guard – Sarita Cooper, Delta State – So. – Indianola, Miss.
Forward – Stacey Owens, Harding – Jr. – Russellville, Ark.
West Division Freshman of the Year—Veronica Walker, Delta State
West Division Player of the Year—Amanda Grappe, Arkansas Tech
Coach of the Year—Sandra Rushing, Delta State
2009 ALL-GSC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SECOND TEAM
Guard – Jameica York, North Alabama – Jr. – Mobile, Ala.
Forward – Brittany Hudson, Valdosta St. – Sr. – Tallahassee, Fla.
Guard – Leschelle Matthews, Valdosta St. – Jr. – Columbus, Ga.
Forward – Valerie Harris, West Alabama – Sr. – Lake, Miss.
Guard – Amy Drake, West Florida – Jr. – Niceville, Fla.
Guard – Tia Jackson, West Georgia – Sr. – New Market, Ala.
Guard – Moe Bell, Delta State – So. – Madison, Miss.
Forward – Lamaesha McAdory, Delta State – Sr. – Coldwater, Miss.
Forward – Veronica Walker, Delta State – Fr. – Indianola, Miss.
Forward – Ashley Anderson, Harding – Sr. – Cabot, Ark.
Guard – Goldie White, Southern Arkansas -Jr. – Hampton, Ark.
2008-09 ALL-GSC MEN’S BASKETBALL FIRST TEAM
Center – Cody Jones, Alabama-Huntsville – Jr. – Chunubusco, Ind.
Guard – Freddy Little, Montevallo – Jr. – Raleigh, N.C.
Guard – Kenny Johnson, North Alabama – Sr. – Plaquemine, La.
Forward – Thomas Fraise, North Alabama – Sr. – New Orleans, La.
Forward – Tyrone Curnell, Valdosta State – Jr. – Ocoee, Fla.
Forward – Jason Swanson, West Alabama – Jr. – Troy, Ala.
East Division Player of the Year: Guard – Kenny Johnson, North Alabama
East Division Freshman of the Year: Guard – Josh Magette, Alabama-Huntsville
East Division GSC Coach of the Year: Mike Helfer, Valdosta State
Center – Thiago Cordeiro, Arkansas Tech – Sr. – Recife, Brazil
Guard – Chad Henderson, Arkansas Tech – Sr. – Memphis, Tenn.
Center – Nick Kohs, Christian Brothers – Sr. – Cincinnati, Ohio
Guard – Reggie Peyton, Christian Brothers – Sr. – Memphis, Tenn.
Guard – Chad Akins, Delta State – Jr. – Madison, Miss.
West Division Player of the Year: Center – Nick Kohs, Christian Brothers
West Division Freshman of the Year: Guard – Scott Dennis, Christian Brothers
West Division GSC Coach of the Year: Mike Nienaber, Christian Brothers
2008-09 ALL-GSC MEN’S BASKETBALL SECOND TEAM
Forward – Nate Flowers, Montevallo – Jr. Waldorf, Md.
Guard – Ricardo Lewis, Valdosta State – Jr. – Lake Weir, Fla.
Center – Charles Bouie, West Florida – Sr. – Pahokee, Fla.
Guard – Doug Daniels, West Georgia – Sr. – Vallejo, Cal.
Forward – John Pringle, West Georgia – Jr. – Newark, N.J.
Forward – Alton Robinson, Delta State – Sr. – Hattiesburg, Miss.
Guard – Eric Spencer, Delta State -Jr. – Marion, Ark.
Forward – Kevin Brown, Harding – So. – Hughes, Ark.
Guard – Trent Morgan, Harding – Jr. – Little Rock, Ark.
Guard – Rowan Ledbetter, Ouachita Baptist – Sr. – Little Rock, Ark.