Mason Named D3hoops.com Second Team All-American

Junior guard Makenzie Mason was named Second Team All-American by D3hoops.com on Saturday night.
Junior guard Makenzie Mason was named Second Team All-American by D3hoops.com on Saturday night.
Makenzie Mason

 

Junior guard Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) of The University of Scranton women's basketball team enjoyed an outstanding season and has been rewarded with multiple awards at the conference and regional level.  On Saturday, she was honored at the national level, collecting D3hoops.com Second Team All-American accolades.

Mason led the Lady Royals to their fourth straight Landmark Conference championship in the program's first NCAA Tournament Final Four appearance since 2006, and a 29-3 overall record.

Mason was recently named the D3hoops Mid-Atlantic Player of the Year while collecting All-Region laurels from the site for the second year in a row.   She was also lauded as the Landmark Conference Player of the Year while capturing First Team All-Landmark Conference honors for the second consecutive season.

One of just two players to start all 32 games for Scranton this winter, Mason led the Lady Royals in all major statistical categories.  She averaged a team-high 14.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game while also pacing Scranton with 100 assists, 53 blocks, and 28 steals. 

One of the top shooters in the country, Mason posted a 52.3 field goal percentage while going 39.0 percent from three-point range and 83.1 percent from the free throw line.

Mason reached double-figures in scoring in 26 of Scranton's 32 games on the season and went over 20 points in four contests including a career-high 29 points in an 84-54 win over Moravian in the Landmark Conference semifinals.

She also posted reached double-figures in rebounding on nine occasions with a career-best 18 caroms in a 69-46 victory at Goucher in the Lady Royals' regular season finale.

Mason totaled nine double-doubles on the season including three in the postseason.  She also reached double-figures in six of Scranton's seven playoff games.

For a complete list of the 2018-19 D3hoops.com All-American awards, click here.

--LADY ROYALS--