Former LC graduate Lewis named G-MAC Player of the Year


Lynchburg-Clay graduate Laney Lewis, now playing at Ursuline College, was named the G-MAC Player of the Year after this her redshirt sophomore year. Lewis missed last season as a freshman due to an ACL injury.

Lewis came back this season and was the only player in the league to average a double-double (13.0 points per game, 11.1 rebounds). Her 13 double-doubles ranked her 21st in the nation in that category. She finished first in the conference in field goal percentage (.540), rebounding, blocked shots (2.4) and was sixth in scoring. Lewis pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds against Ohio Valley on February 11 and was named G-MAC player of the week back-to-back weeks. Lewis was also a first-team all-conference selection.

During her high school career, she twice earned third team All-Southeast District honors before eventually playing her way onto the first team. Additionally, she was an All-Southern Hill Athletic Conference (SHAC) performer in each of her final two seasons.

The Associated Press also recognized Lewis as a special mention Division III All-Ohio selection after her senior season.

Laney Lewis Lewis Photo courtesy of Ursuline College

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