ROSEMONT, Pa. - Rosemont senior Ashley Montecchio (Aston, Pa./Sun Valley) today was named as a forward to the d3hoops.com All-Mid-Atlantic Second Team.
Montecchio adds this designation to her other accolades this season including being named the CSAC Player of the Year and placement on the All-CSAC First Team.
Montecchio retired from her Rosemont career being ranked first in the nation (NCAA Division III), averaging 24.9 points per game. She also finished the season ranked among the national leaders in double-doubles, steals per game and rebounds per game.
Within the CSAC, Montecchio was ranked in the top four in scoring (1st), blocked shots (1st), defensive rebounds (1st), rebounding (2nd), steals (2nd), free throw percentage (4th) and offensive rebounds (4th).
Montecchio has set impressive new records for the Rosemont program during her career, especially this season. She set new records in scoring, becoming the program's new career scoring leader with 1,707 points, breaking the old record of 1,429 points set by Katie Linder (2003-2007) and scoring the most points in a season (currently 625), breaking the record of 499 set by Ekaterina Markova in 2000-2001. The other new marks that Montecchio surpassed this year were:
* Career: Blocks, Rebounds, Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made
* Single Season: Points, Steals, Free Throw Attempts, Free Throws Made
* Single Game: Points (twice), Free Throw Attempts, Free Throws Made