Justin Parnell Named CCC Player of the Year, Danny Miles Coach of the Year (Foster Named to All-CCC Team, Daley H.M.)
PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Tech senior Justin Parnell, who ranked among the top 10 in no less than six CCC statistical categories, has been voted the Cascade Collegiate Conference
Player of the Year, the conference office announced Monday.
Parnell, a two-time CCC Player of the Week, ranked second in the CCC in scoring (18.8 ppg) and led the conference in assists (4.72 apg) and assist/turnover ratio (2.66). The 6-4 guard/forward also averaged a team-high 5.9 rebounds per game in conference play.
OIT coach Dan Miles, who guided the No. 2-ranked Hustlin’ Owls to the CCC regular season title and a berth in the NAIA Championships, was voted the Coach of the Year. It is the fifth CCC coaching honor for Miles, who also earned the award following the 1996-97, 2000-01, 2004-05 and 2006-07 campaigns.
Warner Pacific center Kaylone Riley, who ranked among the national leaders in rebounds and blocked shots all season, was selected the Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Ben Voogd, a double transfer from Oregon and LSU, was named the Newcomer of the Year.
Northwest University and Northwest Christian University were selected as co-recipients of the Champions of Character Award for best exemplifying the core values of integrity, respect and sportsmanship.
Riley, a 6-8 senior from Las Vegas, led the NAIA in blocked shots (4.2 bpg) and ranked fifth nationally in rebounds per game (10.7) through the end of the regular season. Voogd, a 6-2 senior who transferred from the University of Oregon, earned CCC Newcomer of the Year honors after ranking sixth in the CCC in scoring (17.9 ppg) and third in assists (4.4 apg).
Joining Parnell on the All-CCC team from OIT was teammate Joseph Foster, a 5-11 junior guard who averaged 17.9 points per game and led the league in free throw percentage (.913). Foster also ranked tied for third in 3-point field goals made (41).
Eastern Oregon, which finished runner-up to Oregon Tech in the regular season standings, had a pair of selections in senior forward Jordan Gregg and senior wing Dan Stafford. The 6-7 Gregg averaged 16.1 points and 9.6 rebounds per game for the Mountaineers, who were ranked 13th in the NAIA’s final Top 25 poll of the season. The 6-4 Stafford averaged 13.7 points and 5.1 rebounds in addition to shooting 47 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.
Warner Pacific, which finished tied for third in the CCC regular season standings and was ranked 20th in the final NAIA Top 25 poll, had a league-high three players named to the All-CCC squad. In addition to Riley, the Knights were represented by 6-7 senior forward Jake Glisson and 6-0 senior guard Reggie Guyton. Glisson averaged 18.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game; Guyton averaged 15.7 points per game and led the CCC in 3-point field goals made (51).
Evergreen’s Nate Menefee, the CCC Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009, was named to the first team for the third straight year. Menefee led the CCC and ranks fifth nationally in scoring (25.6 ppg). The 5-10 Menefee also led the CCC in steals and minutes played.
Rounding out the All-CCC team were Craig McGee, a 6-8 senior forward from College of Idaho who averaged 18.3 points per game; Alex Tiefenthaler, a 6-9 senior center from Concordia who averaged 18.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game; and Greg George, a 6-9 junior post from Northwest who averaged 14.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per contest.
2009-10 Cascade Collegiate Conference All-League Team
Player of the Year: Justin Parnell, Oregon Tech
Defensive Player of the Year: Kaylone Riley, Warner Pacific
Newcomer of the Year: Ben Voogd, Northwest Christian
Coach of the Year: Dan Miles, Oregon Tech
Team Champion of Character: Northwest University, Northwest Christian University
Name Institution Pos. Hgt Class
Justin Parnell* Oregon Tech G-F 6-4 Sr.
Nate Menefee Evergreen G 5-10 Sr.
Jordan Gregg Eastern Oregon F 6-7 Sr.
Ben Voogd Northwest Christian G 6-2 Sr.
Craig McGee College of Idaho F 6-8 Sr.
Jake Glisson Warner Pacific F 6-7 Sr.
Joseph Foster Oregon Tech G 5-11 Jr.
Kaylone Riley Warner Pacific C 6-8 Sr.
Alex Tiefenthaler Concordia C 6-9 Sr.
Reggie Guyton Warner Pacific G 6-0 Sr.
Dan Stafford Eastern Oregon W 6-4 Sr.
Greg George Northwest P 6-9 Jr.
*indicates Player of the Year
Honorable Mention: Myles Daley, F, Oregon Tech; Jarrad Childs, W, Southern Oregon; Ben Potloff, G, Corban; Julio Feliciano, P, Evergreen; Blake Solomon, G, Northwest; Ian Logan, F, Corban; Jourdan Sweeney, F, Concordia; Gage Aker, G-F, Concordia.
View Related News by Tag:
Athletics Home Archive
Back to all news