Smith, Witmer earn ECAC South All-Star accolades

Smith, Witmer earn ECAC South All-Star accolades

DANBURY, Conn. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced its men's basketball all-stars and a pair of Salisbury University seniors earned the honor.

Wyatt Smith and Justin Witmer were each named Second-Team South All-Stars for their efforts during the 2016-17 season, leading the team to the NCAA tournament for the third-consecutive year.

Smith, who was previously named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference First Team, led the Sea Gulls scoring 15.5 points per game while pulling in eight rebounds per contest. He was named the CAC Player of the Week three times during his senior season, and finished his two-year career in maroon and gold with 801 points and 423 rebounds while blocking 76 shots, which is sixth in program history.

Witmer was also a first-team All-CAC selection, and was one of the top three-point shooters in the nation throughout his career. He scored 11.6 points per game this year, while hitting 41 percent of his shots from long range. He was tied for the team lead in assists, averaging 1.4 per game and pulled in 3.5 rebounds per contest. Through his four years, he made 195 three-pointers, which is the fourth-highest total in program history, and he is one of just 32 players to score 1,000 points in his career, finishing with 1,029.

The Sea Gulls went 20-8 this season, finishing second in the CAC in the regular season and advancing to the league championships game and earning an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament.

To see the ECAC All-Star teams in their entirety, click here.

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