Two diocesan GCHSAA seniors have earned a spot on the NYGHoops.com Top 10 players in New York state list. Guard MacKayla Scarlett from St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, is ranked No. 4, and forward Julia Fabozzi from Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, is ranked No. 8.
With the cancellation of the NCAA spring sports season, St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, has developed a unique way to honor its spring senior student-athletes who unfortunately will not be able to play this season. Using the hashtag #TerriersSeniorMemories on Twitter, the school’s athletic program is allowing seniors to share videos of their favorite memories from their collegiate sports careers. Follow along @SFBKTerriers.
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, women’s basketball guard Kelly O’Donnell just keeps racking up the accolades.
The junior guard and graduate of St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, was recently named to the All-Met Division III women’s basketball first team, which is selected by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.
She led the Skyline Conference in scoring average this past season at 21.8 points per game. Her 609 total points was good enough for the fifth best mark among Division III players in the nation.
O’Donnell is the first Bear in program history to earn this honor. She enters her senior season with 1,555 career points – just 340 behind all-time program leader and St. Joseph’s Hall of Famer Mary Barry, ’03.
Ryan Myers, a senior guard and team co-captain for the Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, varsity boys’ basketball team, will continue his playing career at Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y. Myers averaged 20.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game during his senior season.
He was selected to the All-CHSAA ‘AA’ First Team and earned his second-straight Tablet All-Star nod. He is part of Iona’s first recruiting class under the legendary Rick Pitino, who recently took over head coaching duties.