Laney Lewis (Photo courtesy of Ursuline College)
Laney Lewis (Photo courtesy of Ursuline College)
Lynchburg-Clay graduate and Ursuline senior Laney Lewis has been named the 2017-18 Great Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year for a third straight season.

Lewis — a 2013 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay — also earned the G-MAC POY award for the 2016-17 and 2015-16 seasons, after missing the previous year with an ACL injury.

This current season, Lewis is averaging 19.2 points per game and 13 rebounds per game, giving her a double-double on the season. She is also averaging 6.7 assists per game.

In a press release from Ursuline College, it stated that Lewis led the nation in the following categories: “triple-doubles (4), double-doubles (23), rebounding (13 per game) and also ranks third in assists at 6.7 per contest.”

The press release also states: “Lewis is the second all-time leading scorer in Ursuline history with 1,579 points and is also the all-time leading rebounder with 1,220. Her rebounding total is the most by an active player in NCAA Division II.”

Currently, the Arrows are 19-9 overall, and this season Lewis also earned All G-MAC First-Team honors for the second straight season.

While at Lynchburg-Clay High School, Lewis was an All-Ohio selection, and during her senior year at LCHS she averaged 19.2 ppg and was a 1,000-point scorer.

Ursuline College is a Division II college.

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