IMHOF AND TAIT GARNER ALL-NJAC HONORS
Friday, February 24, 2012
Ewing, NJ – Two seniors from The College of New Jersey women’s basketball team rounded out their careers by being honored by the New Jersey Athletic Conference. Guard Jessica Imhof (Flemington, NJ/Hunterdon Central) was named All-NJAC First Team, while classmate Hannah Tait (Staten Island, NY/Staten Island) earned honorable mention.
Imhof led the Lions in scoring this season scoring at a clip of 12.7 points a contest, which ranked 10th in the conference. She recorded double figures in scoring in 11 of the team’s 13 conference games and also boasted a pair of double-doubles. Imhof made the most of her chances as she ranked third in the conference in free-throw shooting at 86 percent, making 104-of-121 attempts. She was also second in 3-point field goal percentage at 33.8 percent sinking 31-of-80 from long range.
Tait finished second on the team in scoring averaging 9.5 points a game and ranked among the team leaders in rebounding grabbing 4.8 per game. Tait was another threat for the Lions from behind the 3-point arc as she ranked fourth in threes made per game at 1.5 and was seventh in 3-point percentage at 32.5 percent (38-of-117). This marked the second time Tait has earned All-NJAC Honorable Mention receiving that honor for the first time following the 2009-10 season.
The Lions finished the season with a 9-4 record in conference play and earned the second seed from the South Division for the NJAC Tournament. TCNJ went 17-9 overall.