KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior Will Tashman (Atherton, Calif.) was selected to one of the highest honors in men's basketball today as the National Association of Basketball Coaches revealed its 2013 Division III All-American teams. One of 24 players selected as All-Americans from around the country, Tashman was named to the third team and is the third player in MIT history to receive All-America honors from the NABC, joining fellow senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Jimmy Bartolotta '09.
Tashman, who was the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Athlete of the Year and a first team all-conference selection, averaged a double-double this season with his 16.3 ppg and 10.8 rpg averages. A three-time NEMWAC Player of the Week, Tashman led the conference in rebounding while leading the Engineers in both scoring and rebounding. The MIT career leader in rebounds, Tashman became the first MIT player to reach 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career this season. He finished among the top-10 all-time at MIT in points (1,414), rebounds (1,023), field goal percentage (.541), free throw percentage (.740), assists (270) and blocks (82).