Central Islip, NY- Senior middle blocker Kelly Scott from Dowling College has been named the Volleyball ECC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Scott averaged 2.13 kills and .88 blocks per game in 106 total games for the Golden Lions. Her .340 hitting percentage and 92 total blocks were good for third and second in the ECC, respectively. In her senior year, Scott helped guide Dowling to an ECC Regular Season title, an East Region Championship Title and their fourth trip to the Elite Eight in five years. Scott was also named Dowling's Teachers Federal Credit Union Scholar-Athlete of the month in November 2009. She finishes her two-year career at Dowling with a .335 overall hitting percentage which places her at 6th place in program history. She is finishing up a dual degree in Anthropology/Sociology and Biology and holds over a 3.60 GPA.
East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of Year Awards are nominated by their institution and voted upon by the Faculty Athletic Representatives from each ECC institution.
Lauren Brown, (Jr., C.W. Post)
Shedeiky Hamilton, (Jr., Mercy)
Shelby Klein, (Sr., NYIT)
Juliana Moraes (Sr., Bridgeport)
Monika Rodziewicz (Sr., Molloy)
Ivana Young, (Sr., Queens)