TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association has named graduate student Katherine Haines to their respective third team honors. This marks the first time that a Pioneer has received All-Met honors since Hannah Kimmel in 2015-16.
Haines was selected to the Northeast Conference First Team as she was the go-to scorer on this year's Pioneer team that won 19 games and went 14-4 in the NEC regular season to earn the No. 2 seed in the NEC Tournament. She averaged 18.3 points per game in NEC play which ranked third in the league while adding 9.3 rebounds (3rd NEC) and 1.9 BPG (2nd NEC) in 32.9 minutes per game. Her efficiency from the floor is well-noted as the forward shot 50.6 percent overall (9th NEC), 76.9 percent from the free throw line (T-9th NEC) and an impressive 41.7 percent from three (3rd NEC) which ranked first among forwards.
She made history this season, recording the program's first-ever triple-double with 25 points, 15 rebounds and 11 blocks at St. Francis Brooklyn and recorded a double-double in over half (10-of-18) the league games this season.
Haines finished her career tied for 12th all-time on the SHU career points list with 1,249 while she also finished ranked eighth all-time in rebounds (783) and fourth in career blocks (134) in program history.
The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association is based in Tarrytown, New York led by Chuck Stogel. This organization is best known for honoring the best in the metropolitan N.Y. area with the prestigious "Haggerty Award," dating back to 1935-36.