Taylor-McDaniel Named Women's Basketball Player of the Year; Leads EMAC All-Conference Team

Taylor-McDaniel Named Women's Basketball Player of the Year; Leads EMAC All-Conference Team

Charlotte, NC - The Eastern Metro Athletic Conference released its 2022 Women's Basketball Player of the Year and All-Conference Team on Friday.

Logan Taylor-McDaniel from Clinton College led all vote getters amongst the league's coaches, garnering Player of the Year honors. The junior forward from Columbia, SC led the EMAC in scoring at 20.4 points per game, and ranked 4th in rebounding at 9.8 per contest. She also averaged 2.7 assists per game, while shooting 39.6/32.7/77.2 for the 17-2 Golden Bears who will play for the EMAC Tournament Championship tomorrow.

Joining her on the All-Conference Team is Desiree Cross from Regent University. Cross, a freshman guard from Woodbridge, VA started all 15 games for the Royals, averaging 11.1 points and 6.7 rebounds, ranking second on the team in both. She had a 30 point, 8 rebound outing against Warren Wilson on December 14th.

Tanaeschia Dorsey from Johnson & Wales was also voted to the All-Conference Team. Dorsey, a junior guard from Charlotte ranked 4th in the EMAC in scoring at 14.0 points per game, and was fifth best in the league, shooting 40.8% from the field. In conference games, she was even better, averaging 14.8 points and shooting 46.3%.

Warren Wilson senior forward Daymon Hinkelman led the conference in field goal percentage, shooting 48.4% for the season. The Braselton, Ga native was 7th in the conference in scoring at 12.1 points per game. She scored 21 points and grabbed 9 rebounds vs. MACU on 2/12.

Brittney Jones from Apprentice also ranked among the conference's top ten scorers at 11.3 points per game. The senior guard from Portsmouth, VA was eleventh in the league in assists at 2.1 per contest, and scored in double-figures in eleven games this season.

JWU's Jordan McDuffie ranked 2nd in the conference in scoring (17.6) and 5th in rebounding (8.4). The senior forward from White Plains, MD increased those numbers to 18.4 and 10.1 in conference action. She set a new JWU scoring record with 38 points to go along with 18 rebounds and 7 assists in JWU's game against Clinton on 1/19.

The final member of the All-Conference Team is MACU senior guard Tyeisha Williams. Williams was the league's third best scorer at 16.8 points per game, which improved to 18.0 points per conference contest. The Eden, NC native also ranked 10th in the EMAC in assists at 2.2 per game. She scored in double figures in 17 of the Mustangs' 19 games this season. Her season-high was a 33 point outing against Johnson & Wales on 2/19.