Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Greg Carter - Two-Time National Defensive Player of the Year

March 6, 2013
(via CIS)
The CIS announced the All-Canadians and major award winners for the 2012-13 men's basketball season this morning. Repeating as CIS Defensive Player of the Year is senior point guard, Greg Carter. A full list of award winners follows below.
Carter, who has been honoured each of the past four years at the OUA West level, becomes only the second multiple winner of the CIS defensive MVP award since its inception in 2005.
The 5-foot-10 point guard was the anchor of a defensive unit that ranked sixth in the country in points allowed per game (68.5) and fifth in opponents’ field goal percentage (38.3). The business administration student finished second in the OUA in steals (2.1 per contest) and showcased his exceptional all-around game by also contributing 9.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest.
A native of Ottawa, the four-year co-captain led the Thunderwolves to second place in the OUA West standings with a 14-7 record.
“We’re pleased that the CIS coaches have recognized once again what we at Lakehead have known for five seasons - that Greg Carter is the elite defensive player in the country,” said Lakehead head coach Scott Morrison. “Many players have the ability to change a game with a big defensive play but few, if any in recent memory, have the impact on an opponent’s offensive game plan that Greg does on a weekly basis. Greg has been a hard worker, a leader and a winner at every level he has played and it is nice to see his CIS career draw to a close with this outstanding honour being bestowed a second time.”


Mike Moser Memorial Trophy (player of the year): Philip Scrubb, Carleton
Defensive player of the year: Greg Carter, Lakehead
Dr. Peter Mullins Trophy (rookie of the year): Deontay Smith, UPEI
Stuart W. Aberdeen Memorial Trophy (coach of the year): Dave Smart, Carleton
Ken Shields Award (basketball, academics & community service): Daniel McCarthy, GuelphFirst Team
Pos.     Athlete                        University       Year    Hometown                  Faculty
G         Philip Scrubb               Carleton           3          Richmond, B.C.           Commerce
G         James Dorsey              Cape Breton     5          Baltimore, Md.             Community Studies
G         Stephon Lamar            Saskatchewan  3          San Diego, Calif.         Arts & Science
F          Tyson Hinz                  Carleton           4          Ottawa, Ont.                Commerce
F          Owen Klassen              Acadia             4          Kingston, Ont.             Kinesiology
Second Team
F          Lien Phillip                  Windsor           4          St. Marks, Grenada      Business                     
G         Doug Plumb                 UBC                5          Pitt Meadows, B.C.      Arts
G         Maxwell Allin              Laurier             4          Chatham, Ont.             Arts
G         Warren Ward               Ottawa             5          London, Ont.               Arts
C          Mike Andrews             Bishop’s          3          Oakville, Ont.              Education
All-Rookie Team

G         Deontay Smith             UPEI                1          North Preston, N.S.      Arts
G         Rohan Boney               McMaster         1          Oakville, Ont.              Social Science
G         Shaquille Keith            Cape Breton     1          Brampton, Ont.            Community Studies
G         Youssef Ouahrig          Alberta             1          Montreal, Que.             Native Studies

G         Karl Demers-BĂ©langer Laval               1          Quebec City, Que.       Actuarial Studies 

Hugh Mullally
Sports Information Director
Lakehead University Athletics
Office: 807 766 7157

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