HOLLAND, Mich. - Centre College senior guard
and two-time Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the
Year Maggie Prewitt was named to the D3hoops.com Women's
All-America first team the website announced. D3hoops.com Women's All-America Team
Prewitt, who was selected as the D3hoops.com South Region Player-of-the-Year on Tuesday, was the SCAC's lone All-America selection. She became the league's first-ever D3hoops.com Region Player-of-the-Year selection and helped lead Centre to a 26-4 overall record, the SCAC championship and a berth in the Division III Sweet 16.
Prewitt (pictured left) led the SCAC in assists with 191 (6.4 per game) and free throw percentage (87.1 percent) and also finished in the top 10 in the league in scoring (18.2 points per game - second), three-point field goal percentage (41.0 percent - second), steals (71 – second) and field goal percentage (44.6 percent – seventh).
One of the more well-rounded offensive players in conference history and a consensus all-America selection a year ago, Prewitt ends her four years in Danville with 1,823 career points (fourth in SCAC history) and is the league's all-time leader in assists with 536. She is one of just three players ranked within the league's top 10 career list for both points and assists and with 554 career rebounds, she is the only player in league history (male or female) with 1,500+ career points, 500+ career assists and 500+ career rebounds.
Prewitt became just the fifth women's player to earn back-to-back Player-of-the-Year awards and the first since Liz Bondi of DePauw University won the league's highest honor in 2005-06 and 2006-07.