Patterson Earns All-NEC Second Team Honor

Patterson Earns All-NEC Second Team Honor

Central Connecticut junior team captain Kiana Patterson was announced as a 2018 All-Northeast Conference Second Team selection on Wednesday morning by the league's front office. Patterson leads the Blue Devils in scoring, putting up 13.8 points per game and is dishing out a team-best 3.3 assists per contest. 

In the Northeast Conference, Patterson ranks third in three-point field goal(s) made (76), per game (2.62), and percentage (.409). The empire state native was honor as the NEC Player of the Week on two occasions (Nov. 13; Feb. 7) this year. 

The long-range sniper wrote her name in the CCSU program record book in two separate categories in the 2017-18 regular season finale last weekend. Patterson broke her own school record for most three-pointers made in a single season (71, 2016-17) on Sunday, March 4 at LIU Brooklyn.

The junior extended the record to 76 makes from behind the arc after draining seven three-pointers, the second-most in Central women's basketball history against the Blackbirds, en route to posted a new career-high 26 points. 

Patterson and the seventh-seeded Central Connecticut women's basketball team will compete for a trip to the Northeast Conference semifinals with second seed, Robert Morris, at 4:30 p.m. today in the first quarterfinal game at the North Athletic Complex in Moon Township, PA. 

 

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