Eastern Nazarene's Stevie Orton Collects D3hoops.com All-Region Honors

Eastern Nazarene's Stevie Orton Collects D3hoops.com All-Region Honors

D3hoops.com Northeast All-Region Teams 

QUINCY, Mass.- Sophomore Stevie Orton (Gilford, N.H.) of the Eastern Nazarene College women's basketball team has been selected to the D3Hoops.com All-Region third team, announced the organization Tuesday.

Orton was tabbed the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Year and was named to the All-NECC first team while receiving NECC All-Tournament honors.

Orton paced the Lions with 16.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per contest this season. She appeared in 19 games and posted a field-goal percentage of 50.5%. Orton dished out 37 assists, registered 16 steals, and tallied 12 blocks.

This season, Orton was tabbed the NECC Player of the Week twice and added D3Hoops.com Team of the Week honors January 21.

Eastern Nazarene finished the 2019-20 campaign with a 21-4 overall record and claimed the NECC regular-season crown with a 13-1 league mark. The Lions fell to No. 2 seed New England College in the NECC Championship.

ABOUT THE NECC

The NECC began competition in the 2008-09 academic year and current member institutions compete across 15 sports. The NECC membership focuses on providing athletic competition among institutions that share similar academic aspirations and are committed to the importance of the total educational experience for students engaged in sports. Current members include Bay Path University, Becker College, Dean College, Eastern Nazarene College, Elms College, Lesley University, Mitchell College and New England College.