Chaney, Gardner Earn CSAC Basketball Honors

02/18/2011 16:51

ROSEMONT, Pa. - Justin Chaney (So., Williamstown, N.J.) and Greg Gardner (Sr., Sharon Hill, Pa.) have been named as recipients of the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) All-Conference and Sportsmanship awards for the 2010-2011 season.

Chaney was named to the All-Conference Second Team. Chaney earned the honor, being Rosemont's leading scorer with 364 points, averaging 14.6 points/game. Chaney also was in the national DIII rankings for three-point shooting percentage, ultimately shooting 42.7% from beyond the arc. Chaney also dished 91 assists to lead the team.

Gardner was awarded the Sportsmanship Award as Rosemont's representative for the 2010-2011 season.

The full press release from the CSAC follows:


Aston, PA February 18, 2011 – The Colonial States Athletic Conference announced the recipients of the Player, Rookie, and Coach of the year; First, Second and Honorable Mention All-Conference teams and individual sportsmanship awards.

Cabrini College’s Cory Lemons (Guard, Wilmington, DE/Glasgow) was named the Colonial States Athletic Conference’s 2010-2011 Men’s Basketball Player of the Year. After starting in 23 of 24 games and playing a team high of 797 total minutes in the season, Lemons ended with an average of 15.8 points, and 5.5 rebounds, while shooting .517 from the field goal range. The Sophomore helped his team to a 16-2 conference record and a over record of 20-5 on the season.

Neumann University’s Mark Blount (Guard, Philadelphia, PA/William Penn) was named the Colonial States Athletic Conference’s 2010-2011 Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Year. As a freshman Blount started in 22 of 23 games, averaged 16.5 points, and 6.4 rebounds. Blount helped the Neumann Knights to a conference record of 12-6 earning them a #4 seed going into playoffs.

Cabrini College’s Marcus Kahn, the 2008-09 and 2009-10 Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Coach of the Year takes away the award for his third year in a row.  The 2010-11 Coach of the Year lead his team to a regular season record of (16-2 CSAC, 20-5 Overall), earning them the #1 seed going into The CSAC Playoffs. Cabrini’s first win of the season, a 79-47 decision on the road against Drew University, marked Kahn’s 100th win in his career.

Player of the Year: Corey Lemons, Cabrini College

Rookie of the Year: Mark Blount, Neumann University

Coach of the Year: Marcus Kahn, Cabrini College

First Team All-Conference

Jon Crabtree, Gwynedd-Mercy College (Forward, Phoenixville, PA/Phoenixville)

*Dom Farrello, Cabrini College (Guard, Warminster, PA/William Tennent)

*Kenneth Hardnett, Keystone College (Forward, Plant City, FL/Plant City)

*Jon Hogga, Gwynedd-Mercy College (Forward, Phoenixville, PA/Phoenixville)

*Cory Lemons, Cabrini College (Guard, Wilmington, DE/Glasgow)

 *Repeat Selection

Second Team All-Conference

Justin Chaney, Rosemont College

Dan DelConte, Gwynedd-Mercy College (Guard, Blue Bell, PA/Wissahickon)

Pat O’Connor, Neumann University (Guard, Wilmington DE/St. Elizabeth)

*Robert Siter, Immaculata University (Guard, Yeadon, PA/Bonner) 

 Rob Urie, Centenary College (Ortley Beach, NJ/Toms River East)

Honorable Mention:

*Malcolm Boone, Keystone College (Center, Sugar Loaf, NY/Warwick)

*Tercel Taylor, Keystone College (Guard, Jackson, MI/Jackson)

Mike Kelly, Keystone College (Guard, New Hartford, NY/New Hartford)

Jeff Bishop, Philadelphia Biblical University (Forward, Telford, PA/Souderton)

Darnell Malabet, Immaculata University (Guard, Exton, PA/Oak Hill Academy)


*Repeat Selection

CSAC Sportsmanship Award Recipients:

Stephen Howard, Baptist Bible College

Tim Sayles, Cabrini College

Will Atkinson, Centenary College

Doug Berzins, Gwynedd-Mercy College

Raheem Roher, Immaculata University

Mark Musumeci, Keystone College

Matt Lepri, Marywood University

Terrance Clark, Neumann University

Brett Zamroz, Philadelphia Biblical University

Greg Gardner, Rosemont College