Clarke University freshman Brittany Collier
, of Oswego, Ill., has been named the 2010 Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Year, while Crusaders Travis Ferrell
and Eli Fitzsimons
garnered MCC honorable mention all-conference honors.
Collier, a 5-6 guard, averaged 10.3 points and 4.5 rebounds per game for Coach Don Adams
' Crusaders. She averaged 2.8 assists and 1.9 steals per contest, while shooting 44.3 percent from the field and 70.1 percent from the charity stripe.
Ferrell, a 5-11 senior guard from Sanger, Calif., averaged 5.6 points per game this winter and led Coach Jerry Drymon
's Crusaders in both assists (98) and steals (36). Fitzsimons, a 6-1 senior guard/forward, averaged 9.5 points and had 42 three-point field goals this past season.
A total of 19 men and 18 women received all-conference honors.
to view the MCC men's all-conference release.
to view the MCC women's all-conference release.