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Chapin and Hollins honored

Published: March 19, 2010
Section: Sports

Forward Terrell Hollins ’10 from the Brandeis men’s basketball team along with women’s basketball guard Jessica Chapin ’10 have been honored by this week when they were named to the Second Team All-Northeast Region. In addition, the New England Women’s Basketball Association named Chapin first-team All-New England, the second time the NEWBA has named her an All-Star. She now qualifies for All-America honors from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Chapin was also selected to participate in the NEWBA Senior All-Star game at Western New England College on March 27.

Chapin led the UAA in scoring this year with an average of 16.9 points per game and was second in the league in assist-to-turnover ration at 1.6 and minutes played with 32 on average per game. She finished with 46 trifectas on the season, putting her in third place as well as fourth in steals per game and free-throw percentage with 2.2 and 75.9 percent respectively. Chapin set three school records this season. She had 167 career three-pointers and in a game against Carnegie Mellon on Feb. 7, she set the record for most points in a game (36) and most threes in a game (seven). She is the only player in school history to rank in the top 10 in points (1,280, sixth), rebounds (521, eighth), assists (262, sixth), and steals (243, third). Chapin put up an impressive 405 points this season, only the fourth time in Brandeis history a player has scored 400 points or more in a year.

Hollins has been chosen to play in the inaugural National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Senior All-Star Game in Salem, Virginia this Saturday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. Hollins was a first-team All-UAA selection and is now eligible for his first All-America honor. This season Hollins led the team and the UAA with 10.4 rebounds per game and had a league-high 14 double-doubles, including two in the NCAA tournament. He averaged 14.3 points per game. Hollins finished his career with 1,191 career points, putting him 18th on the Brandeis list. He sits in sixth place in school history with 706 rebounds while his 303 this season put him in a tie for third-highest single-season total. He has averaged .584 in field-goal percentage to put him fifth all-time. Hollins is ranked 14th all time in assists (216) and 13th in steals (103).

Hollins is one of only two players in school history with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists, and 100 steals. Hollins, along with the Class of 2010, are the only players in Brandeis history to reach the NCAA tournament for all four years.