FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – York men's basketball senior forward Dalton Myers (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) was honored by the Capital Athletic Conference athletic directors as the 2017-18 Male Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
A graduate student in 2017-18, Myers completed his undergraduate work last spring and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 3.73 cumulative grade point average as a biology major and psychology minor. In the masters of business administration program this year, Myers posted a 3.75 GPA. He was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team this season, is a an eight-time member of the York College Dean's List and four-time CAC All-Academic selection. Myers was also a finalist for the prestigious Jostens Award, which honors top Division III basketball players based on playing ability, academic prowess, and community service.
Off the court, Myers has served as a Special Olympics coach each of the last three years and represents the York men's basketball team on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). He has also served as a camp counselor at the York men's basketball camp each of the last four years. In his hometown of Westminster, Md., he is a participant at St. John's Church's Christmas Angel program that provides gifts for under-served children.
Myers completed a stellar career this past winter by helping lead the Spartans to the CAC men's basketball title and a trip to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. He was a two-time first-team All-CAC selection (2018 & 2016), earned All-Region accolades from both the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D3hoops.com, and played in the Reese's Senior All-Star game during Final Four weekend in Salem, Va.
He compiled impressive statistics throughout his career, totaling 1,499 career points over 104 games while shooting 53.7% from the field. He notched 522 career rebounds, 92 blocked shots and 154 assists. In 2017-18, he ranked fourth in the CAC in scoring, fifth in field goal percentage, sixth in free throw percentage and ninth in three-point field goal percentage. He was also named to a pair of in-season All-Tournament teams at Scranton and Washington & Lee.
Myers is the sixth York male student-athlete to receive the CAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. Other award winners from York include Aaron Myers (1998, baseball), Brandon Bushey (2005 & 2006, basketball), Chris Brower (2007, baseball), and Tyler Hutson (2015, lacrosse).
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be a senior with a minimum 3.50 cumulative grade point average, demonstrate athletic success and be a major contributor to his program.
Capital Athletic Conference Male Scholar-Athletes of the Year
|1992 Wayne Langbein-GAL (track & field)||2007 Justin Baker-UMW (basketball)|
|1993 Wayne Langbein-GAL (track & field)||Chris Brower-YCP (baseball)|
|1994 Sean Keehan-SMC (basketball)||2008 Justin Baker-UMW (basketball)|
|1995 Paul Drumgoole-CUA||2009 Eric Willey-SAL (baseball)|
|1996 Xan Abess-CUA||2010 Justin Anderson-UMW (swimming)|
|1997 Jeremy Borys-CUA (basketball)||Justin McGrath-SAL (soccer)|
|1998 Aaron Myers-YCP (baseball)||2011 Sam Burum-SMC (basketball)|
|1999 Michael Guiffrida-SAL (soccer)||2012 Peter Windsor-SMC (lacrosse)|
|2000 Jeff Olenick-GOU (cross country)||2013 Andrew Levy-SAL (baseball)|
|2001 Jeff Olenick-GOU (cross country)||2014 Andrew Gear-SMC (tennis)|
|2002 Erik Kochert-UMW (track & field)||2015 Tyler Hutson-YCP (lacrosse)|
|2003 Dan Dupras-UMW (basketball)||2016 Zach Keeler-FSU (baseball)|
|2004 Dan Meehan-SAL (soccer)||2017 Zach Campbell-CNU (cross country/track & field)|
|2005 Brandon Bushey-YCP (basketball)||2018 Dalton Myers-YCP (basketball)|
|2006 Brandon Bushey-YCP (basketball)|