Maryland JUCO Sports Information contact: Rocco Geppi
BALTIMORE (December 12, 2019) – The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (Maryland JUCO) today announced that it has selected Jacob Falco (men's basketball) and Mya Moye (women's basketball) as its Athletes of the Month for November 2019.
Falko (Cecil College | Tri-State Christian Academy)
In 10 games played in November, the sophomore averaged 26.3 points per game, while shooting 58.9% (83-141) from the field and 54.3% (19-35) from behind the arc. He currently leads the conference and Region XX Division II and is fifth in NJCAA Division II with 25.6 points per game. His 307 total points ranks him No. 2 in the nation for Division II, while his 52.8% three-point percentage is 10th best in the nation.
Falko was named NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Player of the Week for November 11-17, after averaging 34.3 points per game (103 total points) in three games that week. He scored a career-high 43 in a 101-89 loss to Harcum College (November 17). The North East, Maryland native also averaged 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in November.
Moye (CCBC Essex | Anacostia H.S.)
In nine games, the sophomore transfer averaged 19.8 points, 5.9 assists, and 1.6 steals per game. She shot 42.3% from the field and made 46.7% of her three-point attempts. She scored in double digits in all nine games, with four 20-or-more-point performances, including a career-high 33 against Howard (November 26), where she added nine assists, five rebounds and two steals.
Other big-game performances include 21 points and six assists versus Cape Fear (November 19), 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds against Wake Tech (November 20) and 21 points, four assists, five rebounds and three steals against Union County (November 16). Moye's 19.7 points per game currently rank sixth in the conference and 24th in NJCAA Division II and her 5.9 assists per game are fourth best in Maryland Juco and 11th in the nation.
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About the Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (www.mdjuco.org and 443-840-1751)
The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (Maryland JUCO) exists to govern and conduct championships for the conference's 16 varsity sports. Chartered in the late 1960s, the conference is composed of 16 Maryland community colleges that compete in a variety of varsity intercollegiate athletics. Maryland JUCO oversees and promotes programs dedicated to academic and athletic goals of its diverse institutions, while enhancing opportunities for balanced intercollegiate athletic programming. The conference provides organizational structure for its membership while strengthening commitments to their students and communities. In accordance with the philosophy of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), the conference operates under the highest standards of integrity, equity and sportsmanship.
Each season, Maryland JUCO verifies the eligibility of all its student athletes, schedules, and statistics for statewide competition. To help foster the best academic and athletic experience for student athletes, the Maryland JUCO relies heavily on the work of its sports liaisons, coaches associations and the Maryland JUCO Advisory Council.
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