Trio of Pioneers Earn A3DI Postseason Honors

Trio of Pioneers Earn A3DI Postseason Honors

Tyrone Davis (Brooklyn/Benjamin Banneker), Marquis Edwards (Queens/In-Tech) and Tyler Elliott (Perry) have been honored by being selected to the Association of Division III Independents postseason team. Davis was a 2nd team selection while Edwards and Elliott were 3rd team honorees.

Davis, a senior guard that was recently named a honorable mention All-American by the USCAA, was the key cog of the Pioneer offense. He passed out 220 assists, scored 260 points, grabbed 106 rebounds, and was credited with 56 steals.

Edwards, a senior guard, led the Pioneers with 11.7 points per game. He shot 33.6% (45 for 134) from three, grabbed 72 rebounds, passed out 37 assists, and was credited with 29 steals.

Elliott, a junior center, shot 49% from the field and averaged 8.2 points per game in the 15 games he played in this season. He also grabbed 114 rebounds and blocked 18 shots.

The Pioneers finished the season 9-17 record. Twelve of their contests were decided by two possessions or less.

The Association of Division III Independents consists of 13 Division III independent institutions that have joined together to recognize student-athletes at independent institutions, and to provide exempted postseason championship competition. The Association recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. The Association provides statistical services for its members in seven sports. In addition, it will announce All-Independent teams at the conclusion of eight other sports this year.

More information about the Association of Division III Independents is available at http://www.d3independents.org.

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