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Lincoln University, PA

RESOLUTION 231
April 8, 2006


RECOGNITION OF LINCOLN UNIVERSITY                                                                       RES231_040806
STUDENT ATHLETE MR. KYLE MYRICK



WHEREAS, Lincoln University senior guard Kyle Myrick (Philadelphia, PA/Overbrook) was named the D3hoops.com national Player of the Year-becoming the first Lincoln men’s basketball player to receive a national Player of the Year award; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Myrick was also named the Association of Division III Independents Player of the Year, D3hoops.com Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year, Basketball Times Division III national Player of the Year, and NABC third team All-American, first team All-American by DIII News and first team all-Mid Atlantic region by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)-the only Division III player to be named first team All-American by D3hoops.com and DIII News; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Myrick led the NCAA Division III in scoring at 33.7 points per game and helped Lincoln University to its finest men’s basketball season in school history setting a school-record for wins in a season, as they qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time in school history; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Myrick was dubbed “Division III’s most electric performer” by ESPN, ended the season by scoring 30 or more points in 10 consecutive games, led the nation in scoring, was second in assists (7.9) and steals (3.5) and finished his sterling two-year career with 1737 points; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Myrick became the 21st player, regardless of division, to score 1000 points in a season and the first since Purdue’s Glenn Robinson accomplished the feat in 1994; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Myrick’s 2005-06 Regular Season honors and awards include five (5) tournament MVPs, named three (3) times ECAC Southern Region Co-Player of the Week, named three (3) times Association of Division III Player of the Week, named three (3) times Association of Division III Player of the Month, named two (2) times to D3hoops.com Team of the Week, named to the Randolph-Macon College all-tournament team, named DIII News Player of the Month, featured in Sports Illustrated and on ESPN.com, and honored as Sam Cozen Small College Player of the Week; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Myrick’s 2005-06 Preseason honors and awards include Street & Smith’s 2nd-team All-American and D3hoops.com 3rd team All-American; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Lincoln University Board of Trustees recognizes the outstanding efforts and accomplishments of Mr. Kyle Myrick, whose achievements continue to promote and advance the Lincoln University legacy of excellence.


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