Tompkins Cortland Community College sophomore Taylor Day (Brooktondale/Ithaca H.S.) and freshman Shantasia Jeffrey (Harlem/Curtis H.S.) have been named to the Mid-State Athletic Conference all-conference team. The duo are among the ten players selected by the coaches from the seven MSAC programs. Ten players were named to the team. Conference champion Jefferson Community College placed three players on the team, followed by two from Tompkins Cortland and Onondaga Community College. SUNY Broome, Cayuga Community College, and Corning Community College each placed one player on the team.
Day was one of the top scorers in the conference. Her 16.0 points per game average was fourth best in the MSAC and her overall shooting percentage of 39.2% was seventh best. One of the best long-distance shooters in the region, she made 35.6% of her three-pointers, second best in the conference. Day scored in double figures in 11 of the 12 MSAC games, with a high of 25 in the January 23 win over Cayuga Community College.
Jeffrey was also among the conference leaders in several statistics. She was eighth in scoring with an average of 13.4 points per MSAC game and was the second-best free throw shooter, making 72.9% from the charity stripe. She led the conference in assists with 5.4 per game and was third in steals with 3.9 per game. Jeffrey posted three double-doubles in conference games, including a 14-point and 14-rebound effort in the February 6 win at Corning Community College.
This year marks the fifth consecutive season Tompkins Cortland has had at least one player named all-conference. Day and Jeffrey bring the total to 16 different player to have earned all-MSAC honors in the 19-year history of women's basketball at Tompkins Cortland.
2019 Mid-State Athletic Conference Women's Basketball All-Conference Team
Sydni Eure, Onondaga Community College
Chelsey Raven, Jefferson Community College
Taylor Day, Tompkins Cortland Community College
Anna Hotalen, SUNY Broome
Alyson Crosby, Jefferson Community College
Kaitlyn Karleski, Onondaga Community College
Taylor Herberger, Corning Community College
Sierra Fleming, Jefferson Community College
Shantasia Jeffrey, Tompkins Cortland Community College
Erica Helzer, Cayuga Community College