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Monday, March 11, 2013College basketball: UF's Kahlig, Brown named first team all-GLIAC
Greg Kahlig has been the leading scorer for the University of Findlay men's basketball team all season, and on Friday night, the junior forward was recognized for his effort by being named a first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection.
Kahlig, who is averaging 17.2 points per game and has scored 20 or more nine times in the last 16 games, was the lone Findlay player to earn first-team honors as he helped Findlay win the outright South Division title. He was a second-team pick as a sophomore.
Kahlig is not only a scoring threat, but he is grabbing 4.8 rebounds per game and has tallied 37 assists and 23 steals.
Senior guard Aaron Robinson was a second-team selection and earned a spot on the GLIAC's All-Defensive team. It marks the third consecutive year Robinson has been tabbed as one of the top defenders. He is averaging 8.6 points per outing and has racked up 28 steals.
Ali Haidar of Michigan Tech University was named the GLIAC Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. Haidar is averaging 25.2 points and 9.7 rebounds per game.
David Greer was named GLIAC Coach of the Year after helping Wayne State win a share of the regular-season conference title for the first time since 1999.
On the women's side, former Riverdale standout Kayla Brown was a first-team selection for the Oilers. Brown, a second-team selection as a junior, is averaging 17.6 ppg and is shooting 51.9 percent from the field. She has dished out 46 assists and tallied 71 steals as well and is 10th all-time in scoring with 1,225 points.
UF's Tai Dotson and Kendra Elam were also recognized in the GLIAC all-league voting.
Dotson landed a spot on the second team and is averaging 9.7 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Elam made the all-defensive team and has racked up 35 steals this year. She averages 5.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game.
Ashland University's Kari Daugherty was named the GLIAC Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. She holds the NCAA Division II record for consecutive double-doubles (34) and is averaging 22.1 points and 14.0 rebounds per game.
Wayne State's Carrie Lohr was named the GLIAC Coach of the Year.
All-GLIAC Men's Selections
Kenny Brown (Farmington, Mich. Harrison), Ferris State, sr., g; Isiah Elliot (Canton McKinley), Malone, jr., g; Joe Graessle (Grove City/Bishop Ready), Tiffin, jr., g; Ali Haidar (Windor, Ont. Forster), Michigan Tech, sr., f/c; Mike Hollingsworth (Utica, Mich.), Wayne State, jr., g; Greg Kahlig (Fort Recovery), Findlay, jr., f; Kenny Kornowski (Marshallville/Smithville), Walsh, sr., f; Ira Larkin (Detroit Mercy), Wayne State, sr., f; Chris Webb (Saginaw, Mich./Arthur Hill), Saginaw Valley State, sr., g; Evan Yates (Cincinnati Walnut Hills), Ashland, sr. c.
Derek Billing (Anna), Lake Superior State, jr., g; Tim Dezelski (Detroit Catholic Central), Hillsdale, jr., f; Breland Hogan (Detroit Kennedy), Grand Valley State, sr., g; Morgan Jones (Oberlin), Ohio Dominican, sr., g; Derek Kinney (Romulus, Mich.), Lake Superior State, sr., f; Cole Prophet (Sandusky), Wayne State, sr., g; Aaron Robinson (Trotwood Madison), Findlay, sr., g; Ryan Sabin (Byron Center, Mich.), Grand Valley State, soph., g; Nick Washburn (Mahomet, Ill./Seymour), Hillsdale, sr., c; Wes Wilcox (Roselle, Ill./Harper), Northwood, sr., f.
Will Bowles (East Detroit South Lake), Northwood, so., f/c; Alex Culy (Rice Lake, Wis.), Michigan Tech, jr., g; Tyrone Lee (Oakland Community College), Grand Valley State, sr., f; Chene Phillips (Detroit Renaissance), Wayne State, jr., g; Prophet; Robinson; Sabin; Daniel Sutherlin (Detroit Renaissance), Ferris State, sr., g/f; DaWuan Thomas (Trotwood-Madison), Ashland, so., g; Webb.
PLAYER OF YEAR -- Ali Haidar, Michigan Tech.
FRESHMAN OF YEAR -- Christian Graves, Malone.
COACH OF YEAR -- David Greer, Wayne State.
All-GLIAC Women's Selections
Maria Blazejewski (Beulah, Mich.), Lake Superior State, sr., f; Talisha Bridges (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Wayne State, sr., f; Kayla Brown (Mt. Blanchard); Findlay, sr., f; Kari Daugherty (Fresno), Ashland, sr., g/f; Sarah DeShone (Elkhart, Ind.), Ferris State, sr. f; Sam Hoyt (Arkansaw, Wis.), Michigan Tech., sr., g; Alyssa Miller (Zanesville), Ashland, jr., g; Emily Wendling (Flushing, Mich.), Saginaw Valley State, fr., f; Briauna Taylor (Livonia, Mich.), Grand Valley State, sr., g/f.
Juanita Cochran (Saginaw Mich.), Wayne State, sr., c; Phaebre Colbert (Grand Rapids Mi), Wayne State, sr., f; Alyssa Colla (Muskego, Wis.), Nothern Michigan, so., g; Tai Dotson (Elyria), Findlay, sr., f; Megan Fogt (Anna), Hillsdale College, so., f; Jesscia Harris, (Logan), so., f; Kacee Hockenberry (Haviland) Ohio Dominican, so., g; Deborah Simmers (Anchorage Christian), Malone, jr., g; Emma Veach (Grand Haven, Mich.), Michigan Tech., so., g; Taylor Woods (Wadsworth), Ashland, so., g.
Talisha Bridges (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Wayne State, sr., f; Kari Daugherty (Freson), Ashland, sr., g/f; Kendra Elam (Riverside), Findlay, sr., g; Davia Grubec (Dublin), Ashland, sr., f; Lauren Gruber (West Bend, Wis.), Northern Michigan, so., g; Sam Hoyt (Arkansaw, Wis.), Michigan Tech, sr., g; Alyssa Miller (Zanesville), Ashland, jr., g; Kaitlin Susan (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Northwood, so., g/f; Briauna Taylor (Livonia, Mich.), Grand Valley State, sr., g/f; Emma Veach (Grand Haven, Mich.), Michigan Tech, sr., g.
PLAYER OF YEAR -- Kari Daugherty, Ashland.
FRESHMAN OF YEAR -- Emily Wendling, Saginaw Valley
COACH OF YEAR -- Carrie Lohr, Wayne State.
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