D’Arcy Named Skyline Women’s Basketball Rookie Of The Year, Lands On All-Conference Second Team

D’Arcy Named Skyline Women’s Basketball Rookie Of The Year, Lands On All-Conference Second Team

NEW YORK (Feb. 27, 2017) – The Skyline Conference announced the year-end awards for women's basketball on Monday and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman Kaleigh D'Arcy (White Plains, N.Y.) was selected by the league's head coaches as the Rookie of the Year. She also earned Second Team All-Skyline accolades after her impressive freshman season.
 
D'Arcy was a five-time Skyline Rookie of the Week this year (Dec. 5 & 12, Jan. 9 & 30 and Feb. 20), more than any other freshman in the conference. She led all Skyline freshmen in points (11.3 per game), steals (2.0 per game) and blocks (0.9 per game), while ranking second among league rookies in assists (2.3 per game) and fourth in rebounds (5.9 per game).
 
The freshman led Merchant Marine in average points, three-point field goal percentage (.340), free throws made (53), average assists, steals, blocks and minutes (29.0 per game) and was also second on the Mariners in field goal percentage (.414) and average rebounds.
 
For the complete release from the Skyline Conference, click here.
 
Below are the full year-end honors from the league.
 
2016-17 Skyline Conference Postseason Awards
Player of the Year: Christina Barone, Mount Saint Vincent
Defensive Player of the Year: Kelly Nola, Mount Saint Vincent
Rookie of the Year: Kaleigh D'Arcy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Coach of the Year: Michael Coppolino, Mount Saint Mary (Fourth Season)
 
 
All-Skyline First Team
Name                      School                    Cl.    Pos.  Hometown                 PPG  RPG  Asst.
Christina Barone       Mount St. Vincent    Sr.    G       Staten Island, N.Y.       12.8   5.0   135
Tyra Harrison            Farmingdale St.       Jr.     G       Baldwin, N.Y.                14.3  2.9    73
Andrea Iavarone       St. Joseph's-L.I.       Jr.     F       Miller Place, N.Y.            18.3  11.6  27
Jessica Rini               Mount St. Mary        Jr.     F       Seaford, N.Y.                 11.2  7.4    22
Genevieve Schoff      Sage                       Jr.     G/F    Little Falls, N.Y.             13.9  9.3    45
Ruth Vargas             Old Westbury           Sr.    C       Brentwood, N.Y.            13.9   9.3   25 (blk.)
 
All-Skyline Second Team
Name                     School                    Cl.    Pos.  Hometown                  PPG   RPG  Asst.
Essence Casey         Farmingdale St.        Jr.     F       Huntington Sta., N.Y.    10.8   6.2    6
Kayla Cleare             Mount St. Mary        So.   C       W. Hempstead, N.Y.       10.6   10.1  32 (blk.)
Kaleigh D'Arcy          USMMA               Fr.   G       White Plains, N.Y.      11.3   5.9    58
Destiny Marino         St. Joseph's-Bklyn    Jr.    G       Middle Village, N.Y.         17.0   5.3    59
Jasmine Robinson     Old Westbury           Sr.   G       Greenburgh, N.Y.           13.9   3.1   100 (stl.)
 
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