Springfield, Mass. - March 21, 2017 - Springfield College's Ava Adamopoulos (Ludlow, Mass.) continues to be recognized for her outstanding season with the Pride, as the senior center has been recognized twice on the regional level.
Adampoulos, a Youth Development major at Springfield College, earned D3Hoops.com Fourth Team All-Region Honors, while also being selected to play in the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All Star Game, to take place at Mount Holyoke College on Saturday, March 25.
Adamopoulos was one of five student-athletes from the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference selected to play in the NEWBA Senior All Star Game, and will be wearing her maroon jersey for the last time when she competes amongst the region's best seniors.
Over the course of the 2016-17 season, Adamopoulos averaged 14.9 points and 8.3 rebounds in just 23.8 minutes per contest, helping the Pride to an overall record of 20-9, the Pride's most wins since the 2005-06 season. Adamopoulos, who shot 50.4 percent (183-for-363) on the season, totaled 431 points during the 2016-17 campaign, which was the most for a member of the women's basketball program at Springfield College since Courtney Parvin '06 scored 434 points during the 2004-05 season.
Adamopoulos posted eight double doubles on the year and was recognized by the NEWMAC, New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) and Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) on January 9 after averaging 19.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks in a pair of wins over Clark and MIT.
In addition to earning D3Hoops.com regional honors, Adampoulos was also named an ECAC Division III New England Women's Basketball All Star and New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference First Team following her special senior season.