TWO GENERALS GARNER VaSID ALL-STATE HONORS
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The 2007 Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division men's and women's basketball teams were announced on Friday and Washington and Lee junior forward Greg Bienemann (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) was selected to the men's first team, while senior center Jessica Hunsinger (Mayer, Ariz./Orme School) earned honorable mention honors on the women's team.
A 2006-07 First Team All-ODAC pick, Bienemann started all 25 games as the Generals posted an 11-14 overall mark, their best record since 1990-91. He averaged a team-high 17.8 points, a team-best 6.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.5 blocks per game, while also shooting 56.1 percent (184-328) from the floor. Bienemann scored in double-figures in 22 of the team's 25 games and had eight games of 20 or more points, including a career-high-tying 33 points against Lynchburg College. Bienemann will enter his senior season with 1,014 career points.
Hunsinger, a three-time Second Team All-ODAC selection, helped lead the Generals to a program-record 16 wins (16-11) and a first-round win in the 2007 ODAC Tournament. Hunsinger started all 27 contests for the Blue and White, averaging 12.5 points per game, a team-best 9.9 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per game. Upon the completion of her career, she is the W&L and ODAC all-time leading rebounder (1,046), ranks second all-time at W&L with 1,455 points and is W&L's career leader in blocked shots (263).
Virginia Wesleyan’s Brandon Adair was named the College Division Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, while Marlins Head Coach David Macedo was named Coach of the Year. On the women's side, Bridgewater’s Katy Herr Lovell was named the Player of the Year, while Randolph-Macon’s Carroll LaHaye took home the Coach of the Year honors for the second-consecutive year.
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