Bradley named ASC West Division Player of the Year, one of seven Lady Jackets honored

Derrick Stuckly / Brownwood Bulletin
Danyel Bradley was selected the American Southwest Conference West Division Player of the Year, the West Division Defensive Player of the Year, to the all-ASC West team and to the all-ASC team.

Senior Danyel Bradley was selected the American Southwest Conference West Division Player of the Year, the West Division Defensive Player of the Year, to the all-ASC West team and to the all-ASC team — one of seven Howard Payne Lady Jackets to receive postseason honors.

Ashley Caldwell was named to the all-ASC West Defensive Team and received honorable mention in the West, Sarahi Castillo was a second-team all-ASC West choice and Presley McKethan, Yessenia Cazares and Micah Cisneroz also received honorable.

Howard Payne's Meia Daniels was selected the West Division Coach of the Year.

Bradley, a three-time all-ASC choice and 2015 ASC Player of the Year, was one of two conference players to record more than 500 points this season (536) and ranked second in the ASC in scoring (19.9). Bradley led the league in assists (113) and steals (85) and ranked second in field goal percentage (49.6).

Caldwell, a freshman, led the ASC in blocks with 68 with a pair of seven-block efforts. She also averaged 2.7 points and 4.5 rebounds per game with 16 starts.

Castillo, a junior, ranked second the team in points, averaging 9.1 per contest. She also tallied a team-high 7.4 rebounds per game, which ranked 13th in the ASC. She started 17 games.

McKethan, a sophomore, generated 6.3 points per game, third-best on the team, and averaged 7.3 points against ASC foes. She sank 33 three-pointers, third-most on the team, and dished out 70 assists, which ranked second on the squad.

Cazares, a senior, drained 44 three-pointers, second-most on the team, and averaged 8.1 points per game, third-best among the Lady Jackets. In conference play, Cazares averaged 9.1 points per outing and she also recorded 30 steals for the season.

Cisneroz, a senior, poured in 6.2 points and 4.7 rebounds per contest, while also recording 30 steals and 24 assists.

Daniels led Howard Payne to an 18-10 overall mark, a 10-4 conference record, its fifth ASC West Division title and an appearance in the ASC championship game for the first time since 2011.