CABRILLO FRESHMAN BRETT REED EARNS MVP HONORS...........
Cabrillo College forward Brett Reed (The Woodlands, TX) was voted Most Valuable Player for the Coast Conference South division. Reed a 6'7" 210 lb forward averaged 15.9 pts/gm, 12 rebs./gm and 3.5 assists/gm in conference play. Reed shot 55.4 % from the floor for the Co-Champion Seahawks (20-7, 10-2).
Reed's honor makes him the fifth consecutive player from Cabrillo to be named conference MVP or Co-MVP dating back to 2011. Aaron Patterson was recognized in 2006. Only the 2007 Championship team failed to have the MVP of the conference.
Reed is the only true freshman to win the award in the last 20 years.
Also recognized by the Coast Conference South Coaches was Cabrillo guard Solomon Taylor (Apopka, FL). Taylor, a 6' 160lb freshman, was a 1st team ALL-Conference selection. Taylor averaged 13.8pts/gm and shot 41% from the 3pt line going 29-70.
Shelton Black, 6'8" 200lb sophomore, was named 2nd team All-Coast Conference South. Black (Compton, CA) averaged 8.3 pts/gm and 11.5 rebs/gm. He also averaged 2.3 blocked shots/gm.
In addition, Seahawks guard Blake Trent was selected as an Honorable Mention selection. Trent, a 6'3" 205 lb freshman from Redding, CA, shot 42% from the 3pt line in conference (42-99) and averaged 11.3 pts/gm.