B-P grad Herba earns ACAA honors
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The SUNY Delhi women’s basketball team took three of the four major ACAA awards as the league unveiled today its all-conference teams.
Head coach Vicki Andruszkiewicz was named the ACAA Coach of the Year, while Samiaya Salley (Highland Falls/James I. O’Neill) was chosen Player of the Year and Camryn McDonald (Springfield Gardens/Grover Cleveland) earned Rookie of the Year.
Salley also received first-team honors, with McDonald named honorable mention.
Katie Herba (Perth/Broadalbin-Perth) and Kiera Holland (Elmont/ Elmont Memorial) were accorded to the All-ACAA second team.
Andruszkiewicz and her squad posted their best record in her three-year run as head coach at 17-13.
Delhi wrapped things up over the weekend at the NIAC Tournament, where they routed Maine Fort Kent Friday in the semifinals, 86-68, to face top-seeded Villa Maria in Saturday’s league championship.
The Vikings won the contest, 58-43. It marked the Broncos’ first season over .500 since the school transitioned to four-year athletics in 2015-16.
Herba stood as the Broncos’ leader in steals with 2.5 per game, as well as ranking second with 8.9 rpg. and 4.0 assists per game.
The former transfer from Fulton-Montgomery Community College. was Delhi’s fourth-leading scorer with 9.8 ppg., and collected a season-high 20 points at Central Penn on Jan. 7, where she also had one of her eight double-doubles with 10 rebounds.
The Broadalbin-Perth graduate also plays for coach Lauren Mackay on the women’s soccer team, where she was named both a USCAA National All-Academic and All-American Honorable Mention in November.