Seven Former Spartans Named to UAA 30th Anniversary Basketball Teams

Case Western Reserve Athletic News

Jan 10, 2018

Seven former Case Western Reserve University basketball players were named to the University Athletic Association 30th Anniversary Basketball Teams, with Erin Hollinger (2008-12), Evy Iacono (2009-13), JeNine Nickerson (2000-02), Erin Rogalski (1997-2001) and Ashleigh Tondo (2006-10) among the 47 total players named to the women’s team, and Carson Oren (2002-06) and Ed Saxon (1989-92) each earning a spot among the 39 players on the men’s team.The teams consist of each student-athlete who was selected as the UAA Player of the Year, or accumulated five or more points with two points awarded for All Association first-team recognition, and one point for second-team honors over a career.Iacono (2012-13) and Nickerson (2001-02) were both named the UAA Player of the Year, with Iacono also earning All-UAA Second Team honors in 2010-11 and 2011-12, while Nickerson claimed a spot on the second team in 2000-01.  Hollinger, Rogalski and Tondo are the only three three-time All-UAA First Team honorees in program history, with Hollinger claiming the honor each year from 2009-12, Rogalski receiving the award from 1998-01, and Tondo earning a spot on the team from 2007-08.  Hollinger and Rogalski are also the only four-time All-UAA honorees in the program’s history, with each earning a spot on the second team during their freshman campaigns.Rogalski (1,659), Hollinger (1,421) and Iacono (1,352) are the top three scorers in the program’s history, while Rogalski also is the team’s all-time leader with 987 career rebounders.  Hollinger currently serves as an assistant coach on the Spartans’ women’s basketball team coaching staff.Oren, CWRU’s all-time leader in both points (1,612) and rebounds (753), was named to the All-UAA First Team following the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons, while earning second-team honors in 2003-04.  He was named the UAA Rookie of the Year and an all-conference honorable mention as a freshman in 2002-03.  Saxon ranks sixth in school history in career points (1,386) and was named to the …

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