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Three From 'Roo Men's Hoops Earn All-SCAC

Three From 'Roo Men's Hoops Earn All-SCAC

SEGUIN, Texas – Three members of the Austin College men's basketball team were selected as All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers for the 2018-19 season, the league office announced Saturday night at the SCAC Tournament. 

Devin Roland and Michael Holland were each picked as third team All-SCAC players, while Justice Mercadel earned honorable mention All-Conference status. 

Roland, a sophomore forward from Little Elm, paced the 'Roos with 13.6 points-per-game in his first year in the program, shooting 48% from the field and just under 33% from three-point range. Roland added 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 steals-per-game, and also connected on 74% of his free throw attempts.

Holland, a sophomore forward from Waxahachie, led the 'Roos with 7.0 rebounds-per-game and added 11.9 points, 2.7 assists, 1.8 steals, and 1.2 blocks. Holland, who also earned All-SCAC honors last season, shot 41% from the field, just under 31% from long range, and 63.4% from the free throw line. 

Mercadel, a sophomore guard from Little Elm, was third on the team with 12.0 points-per-game while shooting 43% from the field, 30.4% from deep, and 67.5% from the free throw line. He also averaged 6.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 1.5 steals-per-game. Like Holland, this is his second All-SCAC selection. 

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.