Four earn All-Great Lakes Region honors from D3hoops.com, Marietta's VanderWal named Coach of the Year

Austintown, Ohio--Marietta's Jon VanderWal and four others have received All-Great Lakes Region honors from D3hoops.com, announced on Monday, March 11. 

VanderWal was named the Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year. The Pioneers clinched a share of the OAC Regular-Season title with a 14-4 OAC record (22-6) and advanced to the NCAA Div. III Elite 8 for just the second time in the program's history.   

Capital senior Austin Schreck (Erlanger, Ky.) and Ohio Northern Senior Ryan Bruns (Chickasaw, Ohio) were selected First Team All-Region. Baldwin Wallace senior Jay Battle (Gahanna, Ohio) and Marietta senior Anthony Wallace earned second team recognition. All four were voted First Team All-OAC by the league coaches. Schreck also collected the OAC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year awards. 

 

First team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
G Cam Fails Hanover Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio
G Jack Davidson Wabash So. Fishers, Ind.
G Austin Schreck * Capital Sr. Erlanger, Ky.
F Connor Seipel Wittenberg Jr. Columbus, Ohio
C Ryan Bruns * Ohio Northern Sr. Chickasaw, Ohio
Second team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
G Jason Beckman Hope Sr. Shelby, Mich.
G Jay Battle * Baldwin Wallace Sr. Gahanna, Ohio
G Zach Gould La Roche Sr. Fombell, Pa.
F Anthony Wallace * Marietta Sr. Wheeling, W.Va.
F Derrick DeVries Calvin Jr. Grand Rapids, Mich.
Third team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
Pete Smith Trine Sr. Bristol, Ind.
G Danyon Hempy Wooster Jr. Waldo, Ohio
G Reece Dupler Wooster Sr. Newark, Ohio
F Tom Kromka St. Vincent Sr. Monroeville, Pa.
F Trevor Manuel Olivet Jr. Lansing, Mich.

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