Maryland JUCO Announces All-Conference Basketball Teams and Award

Maryland JUCO Announces All-Conference Basketball Teams and Award

Maryland JUCO Sports Information contact: Rocco Geppi
sportsinfo@mdjuco.org

BALTIMORE (March 17, 2020) – The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (Maryland JUCO) today announced its 2019-20 All-Maryland JUCO Men's and Women's Basketball teams and other award recipients. A total of 43 student-athletes and coaches representing 14 member institutions earned honors.

Women's Basketball

CCBC Essex leads with thee selections after finishing a perfect 12-0 in conference play this season. Seven schools – Howard Community College, Montgomery College, Chesapeake College, Harford Community College, College of Southern Maryland, Cecil College, and CCBC Catonsville – have two selections each. Frederick Community College (Amiah Banks - 2nd Team), Prince George's Community College, and Anne Arundel Community College each have one.

Mya Moye (CCBC Essex) is the Maryland JUCO Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Year after garnering the highest point total, as voted on by conference head coaches. Moye led the conference with 22.8 points per game average and was third with 6.7 assists per game average. On January 29, 2020, Moye set NJCAA Women's Basketball records with 81 points on 32 made field goals against Northern Virginia Community College.  

The conference coach of the year (head coach of the conference regular season champion) goes to Mike Seney (CCBC Essex). Seney led his team through the regular season and posted a 12-0 record in conference play, and extended his personal undefeated streak against conference opponents to 99 games. Seney guided the Knights in the first season of its reboot – after a 15-year hiatus – to its first conference title in 38 years and its first regional championship since 1978. The Knights finished the season ranked No. 12 in NJCAA Division II and received the No. 9 seed in the NJCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship.

2019-20 All-MD JUCO Women's Basketball Teams 

First Team

NAME

COLLEGE

POSITION

YEAR

Kasey Gagan

CCBC Essex

Guard

Sophomore

Brianna Jones

Howard

Forward

Sophomore

Mya Moye

CCBC Essex

Guard

Sophomore

Jordan Odom

Montgomery

Guard

Sophomore

Brooke Worrell

Chesapeake

Guard

Sophomore

 Second Team

NAME

COLLEGE

POSITION

YEAR

Amiah Banks

Frederick

Guard

Sophomore

Kelvajha Foster

Harford

Guard

Freshman

Jahnaya Peterson

Chesapeake

Guard

Sophomore

Nusaibah Rashad

Montgomery

Forward

Sophomore

Trinity Workman

Prince George's

Guard

Freshman

 Honorable Mention

NAME

COLLEGE

POSITION

YEAR

Tsahai Corbie

Harford

Guard

Sophomore

Aislinn Flynn

CCBC Essex

Forward

Sophomore

Tylea Galloway

CCBC Catonsville

Guard

Sophomore

Sarah Healy

Anne Arundel

Center

Sophomore

Karalina Lawrence

College of Southern Maryland

Forward

Freshman

Mia McCormick

Howard

Forward

Sophomore

Akirra Pullen

CCBC Catonsville

Forward

Sophomore

Jayla Smith

Cecil

Guard

Sophomore

Kayla Thompson

Cecil

Guard

Freshman

Amaya Yancey

College of Southern Maryland

Guard

Sophomore

 

Maryland JUCO Conference Player of the Year

Mya Moye (CCBC Essex)

Maryland JUCO Conference Coach of the Year

Mike Seney (CCBC Essex)


Men's Basketball

Howard and CCBC Dundalk lead the men's selections with three each. The Dragons finished the season 11-2 in Maryland Juco to finish one-game back of a conference title. Dundalk was 9-4 in the conference, with an average margin of fewer than five points in their four losses. Four schools – Montgomery, Cecil, Allegany College of Maryland, and Southern Maryland – had two recipients each. Prince George's, Chesapeake, Frederick (Juwan Burnett - Honorable Mention), Hagerstown Community College, Anne Arundel, and CCBC Catonsville have one apiece.

Jacob Falko (Cecil) was selected Maryland JUCO Conference Men's Basketball Offensive Player of the Year, and Mohamed Bundu (CCBC Dundalk) was selected Maryland JUCO Conference Men's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year, awards voted on by conference head coaches. 

The Maryland JUCO Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year is Ed Durham (Cecil) and the Bob Kirk Men's Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year is Mike Smelkinson (Howard). Durham led the Seahawks to 23-7 overall record and went 12-1 in the conference to capture the Maryland Juco regular season title. Smelkinson returned this year to the Dragons and led them to a 25-6 overall record and Region XX Division II Championship. Howard also made the NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship as a No. 8 seed, one season removed from a 4-22 record. The Bob Kirk award is named after the legendary basketball coach and athletic director, who passed away on April 29, 2018. Kirk spent 40 years at Allegany (33 as head basketball coach) where he guided the Trojans to 927-158 record. He is also an NJCAA Hall of Fame member.

2019-20 All-MD JUCO Men's Basketball Teams 

First Team

NAME

COLLEGE

POSITION

YEAR

Daeshawn Eaton

Howard

Guard

Freshman

Agyei Edwards

Montgomery

Guard

Sophomore

Jacob Falko

Cecil

Guard

Sophomore

Isaiah Jennings

Montgomery

Guard

Sophomore

Tunde Scrivner

Prince George's

Guard

Sophomore

Second Team

NAME

COLLEGE

POSITION

YEAR

Mohamed Bundu

CCBC Dundalk

Forward

Sophomore

Justin Cohen

Cecil

Forward

Freshman

Justin Copman

Allegany

Forward

Sophomore

Imhotep George

Allegany

Guard

Freshman

Mahzi Thames

Chesapeake

Guard

Freshman

Honorable Mention

NAME

COLLEGE

POSITION

YEAR

Juwan Burnett

Frederick

Guard

Sophomore

Lelan Eackles

College of Southern Maryland

Guard

Sophomore

Warrick Godwin

College of Southern Maryland

Guard

Sophomore

Tyrin Hollis

Hagerstown

Guard

Sophomore

Davon Jones

Anne Arundel

Guard

Sophomore

Malik McCormick

CCBC Dundalk

Guard

Freshman

John McNeal

CCBC Catonsville

Guard

Sophomore

Deven Richmond

Howard

Guard

Sophomore

Kelvin Sellman

Howard

Guard

Sophomore

Christian Wright

CCBC Dundalk

Guard

Freshman

Maryland JUCO Conference Player of the Year

Jacob Falko (Cecil)

Maryland JUCO Conference Defensive Player of the Year

Mohamed Bundu (CCBC Dundalk)

Maryland JUCO Conference Coach of the Year

Ed Durham (Cecil) 

Bob Kirk Men's Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year

Mike Smelkinson (Howard)

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About the Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (www.mdjuco.org and 443-840-1751)

The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (Maryland JUCO) exists to govern and conduct championships for the conference's 16 varsity sports. Chartered in the late 1960s, the conference is composed of 16 Maryland community colleges that compete in a variety of varsity intercollegiate athletics. Maryland JUCO oversees and promotes programs dedicated to academic and athletic goals of its diverse institutions while enhancing opportunities for balanced intercollegiate athletic programming. The conference provides an organizational structure for its membership while strengthening commitments to their students and communities. In accordance with the philosophy of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), the conference operates under the highest standards of integrity, equity, and sportsmanship.

Each season, Maryland JUCO verifies the eligibility of all its student-athletes, schedules, and statistics for statewide competition. To help foster the best academic and athletic experience for student-athletes, the Maryland JUCO relies heavily on the work of its sports liaisons, coaches associations, and the Maryland JUCO Advisory Council.

The Maryland JUCO does not coordinate NJCAA national or regional standings, statistics or schedules. Visit www.njcaa.org for national standings, statistics and/or schedules.