March 29, 2013

D3hoops.com Names Tashman All-American

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – For the second time in as many weeks, senior Will Tashman (Atherton, Calif.) was selected as an All-American men's basketball player, this time by D3hoops.com. One of 25 Division III players from around to be named an All-American, Tashman was put on the second team by the publication. He is the third MIT player to earn All-America recognition by D3hoops.com, joining fellow senior Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) 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).