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Aziz Named Region XIX Player of the Year
February 27, 2013By Megan Maxwell of Northampton Community College
2/27/2013 10:37:00 AM
MOORE TOWNSHIP, Pa. - The Region XIX Basketball Committee has announced that Northampton sophomore Tiara Aziz has been named Division III Player of the Year in a vote conducted among the league coaches.
Aziz, who set the Northampton record for career points (908), finished the 2012-13 season averaging 19.5ppg, 6.0rpg, 3.1apg and 2.5spg.
Aziz, who was named Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC) Player of the Year earlier this month, is only the second Northampton student-athlete to earn the prestigious Region XIX Player of the Year Award, following Kelly Yagerhofer, who earned the award this Fall in volleyball.
Alyssa Gibson was named to the Third Team.
Northampton, which lost to Ocean County College in the Region XIX playoffs, finished the season with a 24-2 record.