USF athletes claim MCC Player of the Year honors
USF senior DeJovaun Sawyer-Davis (Anderson, Ind./ Anderson H.S.) and USF senior Julie Seiss have given the University of Saint Francis a sweep of two of the top honors in the Mid-Central College Conference (MCC) as MCC Players of the Year.
Sawyer-Davis, a 6-foot-4 forward, finished second in MCC scoring with a 20.1 scoring average. He is No. 7 on the MCC career scoring list with 2,528 points and tied for 28th on the list with 2,084 points in three seasons at USF. He is No. 2 on the USF career scoring list, 196 points behind leader Brett Norris (2,280 points, 1988-92). In the 87-84 loss to Huntington Feb. 19, he had nine rebounds and became the USF career rebounding leader with 833, passing Chase Holden (828, 2001-2005). He already holds the USF defensive rebound career record with 629 rebounds. He also holds the USF career field goals made record with 703. He's No. 2 on the USF career FTs made list with 538. Sawyer-Davis was 2010 NAIA Championship MVP and an NAIA first-team All-American. This season, he was selected twice as MCC Player of the Week. He's also No. 2 this season in MCC rebounding, averaging 7.5 per game. He has seven double doubles this season, 43 for his career. He scored in double figures in 29 of 30 games this season.
Seiss (Warsaw, Ind./Warsaw H.S.), a guard, finished fourth in MCC scoring, averaging 15.4 points per game (ppg) overall, 16.4 ppg (No. 2) in MCC games only. She scored 20 or more points this season in nine games, with a high of 33 in a loss to Marian on Feb. 3. Seiss has scored in double figures in 22 of 30 games this season. She has scored 883 points in the last two seasons for USF.