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PSU Basketball players named to All-State Team

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Four Plymouth State University basketball players have been recognized as members of the 2007-08 Division III All-State Team for New Hampshire.

            Junior Ben Huntington (Hampstead, N.H./Pinkerton Academy) represented the Panther men's team with an All-State First Team selection. Senior Lauren Daniels (Concord, N.H.) and junior Kayla Morin (Pascoag, R.I.) were named to the Women's All-State Second Team, and freshman Amanda Kania (Manchester, N.H./West) was selected N.H. Women's Division III Rookie of the Year. 

            Tyler Kathan (Ludlow, Vt) from Keene State College was named the Men's N.H. Player of the Year. Joining Kathan and Huntington on the Men's All-State First Team were Jeff Carpenter (Meredith, N.H.) from Rivier College, Duncan Szeliga (Newmarket, N.H.) from Colby-Sawyer College and Ryan Jaziri (Norwich, Conn.) from New England College.

            The Men's Second Team included Keene State's Travon Little (Danbury, Conn.) and Nick Drouin (Weare, N.H.), Rivier's Lance Bisson (Nashua, N.H), Daniel Webster's  Chris Hanson (Salem, Mass.) and Colby-Sawyer's David Rosso. Hanson was also selected as Rookie of the Year.   David Morissette from Rivier College and Bill Foti from Colby-Sawyer were selected as the Men's Co-Coaches of the Year.

            Terri Duffy (Marshfield, Mass.) from Colby-Sawyer College was named the Women's Player of the Year. Teammate Noelle Surette (Buxton, Maine) joined Duffy on the first team along with Keene State's Nicole Simmler (Oxford, Mass.) and Michelle Boudreau (Readsboro, Vt) and Rivier College's Jess Mellen (Rockland, Mass.).

            Joining PSU's Morin and Daniels on the Women's Second Team were Erin Moseley (Sterling, Mass.) from Daniel Webster, Kristen Degou (Newburyport, Mass.) from Keene State, Ashley Hutton (Lebanon, N.H.) from New England College and Blair Carpenter (Meredith, N.H.) from Rivier College.  The Women's Coach of the Year is George Martin from Colby-Sawyer.

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