Basketball Seniors Honored Wednesday Night
February 5, 2013
Keuka College will honor seniors Montana McDonald (Romulus, NY/Romulus), Mariah Mouzon (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy), Conor Boyer (East Rochester, NY/East Rochester) and Teddy Tuggles (Rochester, NY/Gates Chili) during Wednesday night’s North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) basketball doubleheader with Cazenovia College.
The Storm women (16-2, 13-1 NEAC) host Cazenovia (5-16, 5-8) at 6 p.m., followed by the Keuka men (9-11, 7-5 NEAC) vs. Cazenovia (6-14, 2-9) at 8 p.m. inside the Weed Physical Arts Center.
Admission is free for all Storm home games, so come out and support the four seniors for their hard work and dedication to the Keuka basketball programs.
Fans can follow the games live using Keuka’s live stats function, which can be accessed at www.KeukaStorm.com/live-stats.
With Mouzon and McDonald, Keuka’s teams have combined to go 77-19 during their four-year careers, including a mark of 47-6 in the NEAC over the last three years with one NEAC regular season title, two NEAC postseason championships and two NCAA tournament appearances.
Mouzon, a forward, has appeared in 96 games, making 95 starts, including 94 consecutive starts since the second game of her freshman season. She has scored 956 points with 747 rebounds, 71 blocks, 71 assists and 55 steals in her Storm career and currently ranks fourth all-time in school history in rebounds, and is 44 points shy of becoming the 10th student-athlete in school history with 1,000 career points.
Mouzon ranks ninth all-time in field goals made (347), and her lifetime FG percentage of 46.7 is the third-highest mark in school history. Since the 1999-2000 season, her 71 blocks are second-most in school history.
The one-time All-NEAC selection has six double-doubles this season and 24 double-doubles for her career. She has reached double-figures in scoring 44 times, including six games with 20-plus points, and in rebounding 34 times.
McDonald, a forward, has appeared in 45 games, scoring 87 career points with 133 rebounds. This year she set a career-high with eight rebounds during home wins over Pitt-Bradford and Wells College, and she scored a career-high eight points with five rebounds in a win over Penn State Harrisburg.
For the men, Tuggles has started 82 of 90 games during his time in Keuka Park. With 995 career points (10th in school history), he is five points away from becoming just the 10th student-athlete in school history with 1,000 career points.
Tuggles ranks second all-time in made free throws (264), sixth in three-pointers (117) and is seventh in career assists (237). He has made 307 career field goals, a figure that will rank somewhere in the top 10 in school history once his playing career is finished.
Tuggles has reached double-figures in scoring 53 times, including 11 games with 20-plus points. He recorded a career-high 30 points on 8 of 14 shooting, including 4 of 8 on three-pointers, during road win over Gallaudet Jan. 14, 2012.
Boyer has started 64 out of a possible 65 games during his career, scoring 328 points with 384 rebounds. The forward currently ranks 12th in school history for career rebounds.
Boyer has reached double-figures in scoring eight times, and double-figures in rebounding seven times. Both of his career double-doubles came this year: 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds during a loss at Hartwick College, and also a career-best 14 points with 10 rebounds during a loss to Penn State-Berks.
The games will also serve as Parents’ Night, as the parents and family members of each student-athlete will be acknowledged before the home crowd.
Keuka’s step team will perform at halftime of the women’s game, while the dance team will perform at halftime of the men’s game. Additionally, the seniors on Keuka’s dance, step and cheer teams will be acknowledged at halftime of the men’s game.