CIAA teams still have one game to go, but St. Augustine’s Quincy January has already wrapped up some hardware. January has been voted 2015 CIAA Men’s Rookie of the Year.
The Atlanta, Georgia (Riverdale HS) native was tabbed CIAA Rookie of the Week four times this season. He has scored in double figures in 16 of 25 games including nine straight from January 11 through February 12. The high-leaping forward leads the CIAA in field goal percentage (65 percent) with many of his points coming on crowd pleasing dunks. He’s averaging just under 11 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.
|12||Quincy January||St. Augustine’s||F||Atlanta, GA|
|15||Tyler Peterson||Virginia St.||G||Virginia Beach, VA|
|33||Dedric Byrd||Winston-Salem St.||F||Fuquay Varina, NC|
|3||Ahmaad Wilson||Bowie St.||G||Baltimore, MD|
|2||Terrell Leach||Winston-Salem St.||G||High Point, NC|
The 2015 CIAA Women’s Rookie of the Year is Breona Jones of Elizabeth City State University. Named the CIAA Rookie of the Week twice this season, Jones, a native of Henderson, North Carolina (Southern Vance HS), has had an outstanding rookie campaign having started in all 24 of ECSU’s games this season. She led all CIAA freshmen in minutes played, points scored and scoring average. Jones scored in double figures seven times, matched a personal best of 4 steals three times and registered a career best 6 assists on three occasions.