York College's Matt Hunter, Dalton Myers pick up regional honors from D3hoops.com
- D3hoops.com recently honored York College head coach Matt Hunter and Spartans player Dalton Myers.
- Hunter was named D3hoops.com's Co-Coach of the Year for the Middle Atlantic Region.
- Myers was named to the D3hoops.com's All-Middle Atlantic Region First Team.
The York College basketball team has picked up numerous awards over the past few weeks.
The man who guided the Spartans to a Capital Athletic Conference Tournament championship has now won an honor of his own.
York head coach Matt Hunter was named the D3hoops.com All-Middle Atlantic Co-Coach of the Year on Tuesday. He shared the award with Johns Hopkins' Josh Loeffler.
In addition, York senior Dalton Myers was named to the D3hoops.com All-Middle Atlantic Region First Team.
Hunter has led the resurgence of the Spartan program in recent years. York's 24 wins this season were the third-highest total in school history. The Spartans have improved by seven wins in each of the last two seasons. York went from 10 wins in 2015-16 to 17 wins last year followed by this year's campaign. The Spartans are 41-15 over the last two seasons with a CAC regular-season co-championship and the tournament title this season.
York, which finished 24-5, also earned a berth in the NCAA Division III Tournament this season, earning a first-round win.
Myers, meanwhile, has collected a number of postseason honors. He earned first-team All-CAC honors for the second time in his career. He was selected to play in the NABC Reese's Division III Senior All-Star Game at this weekend's D-III Final Four. Myers also earned National Association of Basketball Coaches First Team All-Middle Atlantic Region accolades on Monday afternoon.
The 6-foot, 7-inch Myers finished the year averaging 17.6 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. He shot 54.7 percent from the floor and 39.6 percent from 3-point range. Myers finished his career with 1,499 points
Myers will now be eligible to earn D3hoops.com All-America honors.