Seahawk basketball players earn conference honors
Photo: Torie Scorpio ’20 was recently named Commonwealth Coast Conference rookie of the year for women’s basketball.
Four Seahawk basketball players recently received honors from the Commonwealth Coast Conference: Nicholas Bates ’17, Kerri Beland ’19, Rodney Morton ’18 and Torie Scorpio ’20.
Bates was named to the all-conference team for the second consecutive season. He ranks second in the league in rebounds per game (11.8) and is one of only two conference players averaging a double-double this season. Bates averages 17.5 points per game and eclipsed the 1,000-point milestone in a January game at Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Beland earned her first selection to an all-conference team. She started 24 of 25 games and ranks second in the league in minutes per game (35.7). In overall games, Beland averages 12.4 points per game, 5.2 rebounds per game, and 2.8 assists per game.
Morton earned his first selection to an all-conference team and currently leads the Seahawks in scoring (19.3 ppg) to rank fourth in the league. His minutes per game in conference contests (34.6) rank second in the league. Morton was the team’s high scorer in 14 games during the regular season.
Scorpio was named rookie of the year and also earned all-conference honors. She started all 25 games for the Seahawks this year and averaged the most minutes per game (36.2) in the conference. Scorpio ranked in the top 10 in assists (78), steals (44), points per game (12.6) and free throws (71 percent).