March 15, 2011

Banzhaf earns third straight selection to All-Region Team

WASHINGTON – For the third straight season Jason Banzhaf has been named an All-Middle Atlantic Region selection by D3hoops.com, it was announced on Tuesday.  Banzhaf was named to the second team for the first time in his career after earning first team distinction in 2009 and third team laurels a year ago.

A four time All-Landmark Conference selection, Banzhaf had a terrific senior season for the Cardinals, leading the team in scoring (18 ppg) and rebounding (9 rpg).  Among conference foes, Banzhaf led the Landmark in rebounding, while ranking third in scoring, fourth in field goal percentage and 11th in free throw percentage.

Banzhaf scored in double figures in every game but one this season, topping out with a 31-point performance in CUA’s victory over Southern Maine in the championship game of the CUA-Residence Inn Greenbelt Classic on January 2.  For his efforts Banzhaf earned the MVP of that tournament.  He was also named MVP of the Allegheny Invitational in November after leading the Cardinals to the team title.

A native of Livingston, N.J., Banzhaf earned four Landmark Conference Player of the Week honors throughout the season, in addition to a pair of ECAC Player of the Week awards and one selection to the D3hoops.com national team of the week.

Banzhaf registered double digit rebounds in 15 games in 2010-11 and his 15 double-doubles ranks 15th in America.  His top rebounding performance came vs. Scranton in late January when he pulled down 16 caroms.

Banzhaf finished his career with 1,819 points, good for third all-time at CUA, while his 879 career rebounds also places him third on the all-time leader board.

For the complete list of men’s all-region honorees, click here.

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