Links: ECAC Press Release
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Senior Denia Davis-Stewart of the Merrimack College women’s basketball program has earned a first team All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Established in 1938, the ECAC is the nation’s largest Conference, ranging in location from Maine to Georgia, and westerly to Missouri. The ECAC hosts numerous championships in men’s and women’s sports across Divisions I, II and III, offering opportunities for thousands of student-athletes.
Davis-Stewart had one of the best seasons in Merrimack College history after earning Northeast Conference (NEC) Player and Defensive Player of the Year earlier this month. In her first season as a Division I player she led the country in rebounds per game (13.6) and double-doubles (24). The senior forward also led the conference in scoring (18.5), rebounds (13.6), blocks (4.2), and defensive rebounds (11.0). She also finished the season with the NEC single-season record for most blocks in a season with 121. She also set program records in rebounds in a single game (24) and rebounds in a season (395). In addition, Davis-Stewart had two triple-doubles, which tied her for second in the country.