EAST GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T wing C’Coriea Foy (6-0, JR, Fayetteville, N.C.) was named first-team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) on Friday. It was the second straight season Foy earned first-team honors.
Aggies guard Cinia McCray (5-9, JR, Broadview, Ill.) was named second-team All-MEAC. It was her first career All-MEAC honor.
Foy will lead the Aggies into the 2019 MEAC Basketball Championship Tournament at The Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va., as the No. 1 seed and the favorite. The Aggies just completed the program’s first undefeated season in the MEAC by going 16-0 with an 86-52 win over N.C. Central on Thursday.
Foy averaged 13.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.5 steals and 32.1 minutes per game. For the second straight season, Foy led the Aggies in scoring, steals and minutes. Foy is second in the MEAC in total steals (69) and steals per game. Nationally, she ranks 46th in total steals and 41st in steals per game.
She is 11th in the conference in points per game, 11th in assists per game and 10th in minutes per game. Beyond her numbers, N.C. A&T head coach Tarrell Robinson calls Foy the team’s closer. She has the ability at the end of close games to hit big shots to clinch victories for the 19-10 Aggies. Foy scored in double figures in 21 out of the 28 games she played. She scored 20 or more four times.
McCray is second on the team in scoring at 12.8 points per game. day. She also averaged 3.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.2 steals and 30.1 minutes per game. McCray led the Aggies in 3-pointers made (45) while shooting 34.1 percent from the arc. McCray also shot 37.9 percent from the floor.
She is 15th in the league in scoring, sixth in 3-point field goal percentage (.341), fourth in 3-pointers made and 12th in field goal percentage.
N.C. A&T opens the MEAC tournament 12 p.m., Wednesday, March 13 at The Scope against the winner of