SEGUIN, Texas –For the second consecutive year Bryce Frank has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year, and she and five members of the Austin College women's basketball team were picked as All-Conference performers, the league office announced on Saturday at the SCAC Tournament.
In addition to being named the conference's Player of the Year, Frank was also a first team All-SCAC selection. Ann Savage was a second team All-SCAC pick, while Reagan Chiaverini, Ally Longaker, Addison Walling, and Kacie West were all honorable mention All-Conference selections.
Frank, a senior forward from Granbury, led the SCAC in both scoring and rebounding and finished the regular season as the national leader in double-doubles. She averaged 19.4 points and 11.1 rebounds-per-game while shooting 59.2% from the field. Frank was named the SCAC Player of the Week five times, the second most in a single season in conference history. She was also named to the D3Hoops.com Team of the Week three times, and broke the SCAC single season and career records for double-doubles while becoming just the fourth player in conference history to surpass 1,000 career rebounds.
Savage, a senior guard from Tulsa, Oklahoma, led the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio and also had a SCAC-best 115 assists during the regular season, averaging 8.0 points, 4.6 assists, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.8 steals-per-game. She also shot 36.3% from three-point range and 76.2% from the free throw line and was name the SCAC Player of the Week once.
Chiaverini, a sophomore forward from Parker, Colorado, was third on the team with 8.4 points-per-game and added 3.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists-per-game. She also finished the regular season shooting 41.5% from three-point range and 45% from the field.
Longaker, a sophomore forward from Half Moon Bay, California, earned All-SCAC honors for the second time after averaging 6.1 points and 4.9 rebounds-per-game. She also handed out 1.6 assists-per-game.
Walling, a sophomore guard from Half Moon Bay, California, was also All-SCAC for the second time after averaging 7.0 points-per-game and shooting 33.3% from long distance, as well as 75% from the free throw line. She also averaged 4.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.2 steals-per-game.
West, a sophomore guard from Sulphur, Oklahoma, rounds out the second year players who earned All-SCAC for the second time after finishing second on the team with 11.7 points-per-game and shooting 35.7% from three-point range. She also shot 77.9% from the free throw line and added 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals-per-game.