February 22, 2011

Barbush, Pauley Named All-CC Honorable Mention

2011 All-Centennial Conference Team


LANCASTER, Pa. -- Junior forward Megan Pauley and sophomore guard Alexa Barbush were named to the All-Centennial Conference (CC) Honorable Mention team, announced Tuesday. It was the first time for both players to garner an All-CC nod.

Pauley, a 5-10 forward from Audubon, Pa., started in all 25 games for the Diplomats helping to lead F&M to an 11-9 CC mark, 13-12 overall,  and a conference playoff berth. Pauley averaged 10.8 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest.

Pauley led the Diplomats in scoring in six games this season highlighted by a career-high 27 against Elizabethtown. Pauley paced F&M in rebounds in eight contests led by her 11 boards against Frostburg State. She was the only Diplomat to record a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds against Frostburg State.

Barbush, a 5-7 guard from Etters, Pa., also started in every game for F&M this season. She averaged 13.2 points per game and 4.08 steals.

Barbush led the Diplomats in scoring in eight games this season and reached double figures in 16 games. She reached 20 points or more in three games highlighted by a career-high 22 against Johns Hopkins.

Barbush set a school record with nine steals against Bryn Mawr and finished the season with 102 thefts. She is only the sixth player in conference history to have more than 100 steals in a season.

Johns Hopkins senior Lyndsay Burton was named Player of the Year and Blue Jays coach Nancy Funk was named Coach of the Year.

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