The All-Sooner Athletic Conference Team was announced and SNU was well represented. Coach Adam Bohac was named Co-Coach of the year, as he led the Storm to a 24-6 record in the regular season. This is his second year at the helm for SNU and he has an overall record of 44-18.
Xavier Alexander, a 6'6 junior guard from Forest Park, Okla., was named to the First Team All-SAC as well as Co-Newcomer of the Year. Alexander leads SNU in points per game and rebounds per game with 17.5 and 6.4 respectively. Alexander shared Co-Newcomer of the Year with teammate A.J. Thomas. Thomas, a junior guard from Memphis, Tenn., has been the quarterback of SNU's team, averaging 13.4 points per game to go along with just over 4 assists per game, which leads the team. Thomas was also named Second Team All-SAC.
Deonta Black, a senior post from Perris, Calif., was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Black has averaged 10.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game this season. Black is a great shot blocker who makes things very difficult on opposing offenses.
Black was joined by teammates Jeremy Lightfoot and Jon West as Honorable Mention All-SAC. Lightfoot and West have been very important to this years team. West averages 7.3 points and 5 rebounds per game while Lightfoot averages 8.4 points per game and 5 rebounds.
SNU was also well represented on the Academic All-SAC team. Kyle Boen, Vladimir Bulut, and Clement N'Gom were all given the honor.
The SNU women were well represented on All SAC Team. Lana Keith, a 5'10 senior guard from Washington, Okla., led the way for the Storm, receiving First Team All-SAC honors. Keith leads the conference in scoring at 18.1 points per game to go with 4.6 rebounds. Keith recently became SNU's all time three-point field goal leader.
Lauren Langston, a 5'10 guard from Tulsa, Okla., won the Sportsmanship Award for the entire conference. Langston averages 6.8 points. She was given the award because of her tenacity and attitude on the court. Langston was also named Academic All-Conference.
Logan Martin, a 5'9 sophomore guard from Bethany, Okla., was named Second Team All-SAC. Martin leads the conference in assists per game. She averages 11.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 5.5 assists.
Abbey Marra, a sophomore post from Olathe, Kan., received Honorable Mention All-SAC honors. Marra averages 8.4 points and 7.1 rebounds. She leads the conference in blocks per game with 1.8.
Two other Storm players joined Langston on the Academic All-Conference Team. Jacque Farrar, and 5'10 junior from Kingfisher, Okla., and Katie Novack, a 5'9 junior from Lakin, Kan., also received the honor.
The Sooner Athletic Conference Championship will be held in the Sawyer Center at Southern Nazarene University on March 4th through 6th.
For more information call the SNU Athletic Office at 405.491.6339.
Thu, March 4, 2010
by Eunice Trent. SNU Athletics.