News Release, College of Southern Maryland Athletics

On March 20, 2020,Amaya YanceyandKaralina Lawrencewere named to 2019-20 NJCAA All-Region XX Division II Teams.

Amaya Yancey

SophomoreAmaya Yanceymade the All-Region XX Division II Second Team, while freshmanKaralina Lawrencelanded on the Honorable Mention Team.

Yancey was first among Region XX Division II student-athletes in assists per game (7.6) and second in total assists (189). She finished fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (36.3) and free-throws made (104). She was 10th in total points (391) and 12th in points per game (15.6).

Yancey scored a career-high 33 points against the CCBC Catonsville Cardinals on January 14, 2020. She registered double-digit assists in eight games. Over the course of the season, she collected five triple-doubles and six double-doubles.

Karalina Lawrence

In Region XX Division II, Lawrence ranked second in rebounds per game (12.2). She finished third in points per game (20.1), field goal percentage (49.0), and free-throws made (110). She was fourth in defensive rebounds (191) and total rebounds (280). She ranked fifth in field goals made (173) and free-throw percentage (75.9) and sixth in total points (462).

Lawrence scored 30 points in a game four times, 20 or more points in a game 12 times, and at least 10 points in all but two of the 23 games she played in this season.

She finished the season with 14 double-doubles and averaged a double-double over the season with her 20.1 points and 12.2 rebounds per game.


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