Saints Star Receives Prestigious Awards
Shawnee Community College's Saints Basketball player, Justin Leon, has received two prestigious awards as a freshman.
Justin received the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XXIV Men's Division All Regional Award. He was selected to the All-Region 24 team of the Men's All Regional Division 1 Men's Basketball Team of Region XXIV for the year 2013-2014.
Justin also received the Honorable Mention All American Award for Division I basketball in the NJCAA for the year 2013-2014.
Justin's stats are outstanding as a freshman player. During his first season with the SCC Saints, Justin averaged 15.3 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game. Justin's overall 3-point average for the season was 30.8% and his field goal average was 56.3% for the season.
Coach John Sparks, SCC's Head Men's Basketball Coach stated, "We had a great season in our 2nd year at the division one level and Justin was a big part of it. He has been very coachable and he has a strong work ethic, which makes him a pleasure to coach. This is a very prestigious award and I'm very proud of him. "
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Pictured Above: Justin Leon