Clark Named to All-UAA First Team; Holman Receives Honorable Mention

Clark Named to All-UAA First Team; Holman Receives Honorable Mention

After leading the University Athletic Association in scoring during the 2015-16 conference season, Case Western Reserve University senior guard Matt Clark was named to the All-UAA First Team, as selected by the conference coaches.  In addition, senior guard Jimmy Holman earned an All-UAA Honorable Mention for his performance during the year.

2015-16 All-University Athletic Association Team

Clark led all UAA scorers with 19.1 points per game in conference play this season, shooting 46.1% from the field, 35.6% from three-point range, and 84.4% from the free throw line (the third-best in the UAA during the season).  He also paced the conference with 35 total steals and 2.5 steals per game in UAA action, while averaging 4.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists.  Clark set a career high with 33 points in a win over Emory on February 21st, and averaged 29.3 points over his final three games of the year. 

Overall for the season, Clark averaged 17.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.8 assist and 2.1 steals per game.  He had nine games of at least 20 points, and tallied at least 10 points, five rebounds and five assists on five occasions, including four in UAA games.  Clark was named to the Team of the Week and the UAA Athlete of the Week during the year, and was also selected to the Bill Sudeck All-Tournament Team earlier in the campaign.

Holman averaged 10.9 points per game during the UAA season, while ranking second among all UAA players with a 3.6 assist to turnover ratio, and fourth with 4.6 assists per game.  He broke the program record for assists during the team's January 22nd game at Rochester, and finished his career with 446 assists, the seventh-most among active DIII players and 52nd-most among all NCAA men's basketball players.

Holman averaged 12.7 points per game and a team-best 3.8 assists per game overall this season.  His 3.03 assist to turnover ratio for the season was 14th among all Division III players, and he ended his career with a 2.07 assist to turnover ratio, third among active DIII players and 28th in the entire NCAA.  Holman was selected to the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial All-Tournament Team earlier in the year as well.

This was the first career All-UAA honor for each of the two players.

The Spartans finished the 2015-16 season with a 12-13 overall record, and were sixth in the conference with a 5-9 UAA ledger.