Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Union College's Gerrard Newby Named AAC Player of the Year, Burton Earns Coaching Honors

Union College's Gerrard Newby was named Appalachian Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year over the weekend.

Mike Martin was named to the Second Team.

Kevin Burton was named Coach of the Year.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Gerrard Newby
School: Union
Class: SR
Position: F
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Gerrard Newby
School: Union
Class: SR
Position: F
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.

TOURNAMENT MVP

Tyrone Sherman
School: Union
Class: SR
Position: G
Hometown: Chicago Heights, Ill.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Kevin Burton
School: Union

ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

Name Class School Hometown
C Brandon Moore FR Allen Sylvester, GA
F Cordaris Townes SR Bluefield Danville, Va.
PG Oteriah Lee JR Bryan Knoxville, Tenn.
G/F Alonzo Mobley SO Montreat Lincolnton, NC
G Justin Bridges SR Reinhardt Riverdale, Ga.
F Connor Zinaich FR St. Andrews Boonsboro, MD
G Tre Tiller SO Tennessee Wesleyan Chattanooga, TN
F Gerrard Newby SR Union Lexington, Ky.
G Tyrone Sherman SR Union Chicago Heights, Ill.
Wing Paul Stone SR Union Danville, Va.

ALL-CONFERENCE 2ND TEAM

Name Class School Hometown
G Ivory Drummer JR Allen Augusta, GA
F Jacob Cawood SO Milligan Kingston, Tenn.
G Tyler Nichols SO Milligan Elizabethton, Tenn.
F David Everage JR Montreat Las Vegas, NV
G/F Samuel Bunkley JR Reinhardt Detroit, Mich.
G/F Nehemiah Jones SR Reinhardt LaGrange, Ga.
SG Titus Gary SR St. Andrews Fayetteville, NC
G Lee Vanderhorst SR St. Andrews Charleston, SC
G David Campbell JR Truett-McConnell Lake Wales, Fla.
F Mike Martin SR Union Flint, Mich.

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM

Name Class School Hometown
F Cordaris Townes SR Bluefield Danville, Va.
G/F Alonzo Mobley SO Montreat Lincolnton, NC
G Dwight Sanders JR Reinhardt Detroit, Mich.
F Gerrard Newby SR Union Lexington, Ky.
G Tyrone Sherman SR Union Chicago Heights, Ill.

Complete List of Awards

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