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York College's Matt Hunter, Dalton Myers pick up regional honors from D3hoops.com

STAFF REPORT
  • 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.

York College head coach Matt Hunter talks to his team during a recent NCAA Division III Tournament game against Hamilton College in York.

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.

York College's Dalton Myers looks to pass during a recent NCAA Division III Tournament game against Hamilton College in York.

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.