Newberry Observer

Valentine garners D2CCA All-Southeast Region Second Team honor

NEWBERRY — Senior guard Rob Valentine has been named to the D2CCA Southeast Region second team as voted on by Sports Information Directors in the region.

Valentine concluded his sensational senior campaign accumulating 554 points and connecting from beyond the arc 109 times this season. His 109 treys set a Newberry record for made three-pointers in a single season, with his 10 at Bob Jones on Nov. 14 setting another school record for most made during a singular game.

The Richmond, Virginia native ranked in the top-ten in several SAC statistical categories including second in total points, third in average points per game, and sixth in three-point percentage. Valentine also lit up the national stage currently occupying the fourth spot in Division II in treys made per game with an average of 3.76.

Along with his effectiveness from beyond the arc, Valentine combined for 106 rebounds including his first career double-double at Lenoir-Rhyne where he notched 29 points and a career-high 11 boards.

He joins the second team alongside some familiar faces including Lincoln Memorial’s Trevon Shaw and Queens’ Todd Withers.

Senior guard Rob Valentine has been named to the D2CCA Southeast Region second team.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_Valentine-2018.jpgSenior guard Rob Valentine has been named to the D2CCA Southeast Region second team. Courtesy photo

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