Brigitha honored by league

Published 8:18 am Saturday, March 13, 2004

By Staff
Senior center earns
Honorable Mention
after leading league in field goal percentage
Senior Gerrit Brigitha, Central Michigan University's leading scorer and rebounder in 2003-04, was named honorable mention All-Mid-American Conference by the league coaches.
Brigitha, a Niles High School graduate, was the only Chippewa honored.
The 6-8 center averaged 17.1 points and 6.9 rebounds per game while shooting .570 from the floor. His field goal percentage ranked 10th in CMU single season history.
Brigitha currently leads the MAC in field goal percentage and ranks fifth in scoring and ninth in rebounding. He averaged 18.1 points in conference play.
The education major was honored as MAC West Division "Player of the Week" twice during the season and he tallied four double-doubles on the year.
2004 All-MAC Teams
First Team
John Edwards, Kent State
Juby Johnson, Miami
Keith Triplett, Toledo
Ben Reed, Western Michigan
Mike Williams, Western Michigan
Second Team
Derrick Tarver, Akron
Turner Battle, Buffalo
Ronald Lewis, Bowling Green
Eric Haut, Kent State
Marvin Black, Marshall
Honorable Mention
Cameron Echols, Ball State
Kevin Netter, Bowling Green
Gerrit Brigitha, Central Michigan
DeAndre Haynes, Kent State
Chet Mason, Miami
Marcus Smallwood, Northern Illinois
P.J. Smith, Northern Illinois
Jaivon Harris, Ohio
Sammy Villegas, Toledo
Anthony Kann, Western Michigan
MAC All-Freshman Team
Jeremiah Wood, Akron
Peyton Stovall, Ball State
Yassin Idbihi, Buffalo
Sonny Troutman, Ohio
Justin Ingram, Toledo
MAC Player of the Year: Mike Williams, Western Michigan
MAC Coach of the Year: Reggie Witherspoon, Buffalo
MAC Defensive Player of the Year: John Edwards, Kent State
MAC Freshman of the Year: Justin Ingram, Toledo
MAC Sixth Man of the Year: Reggie Berry, Western Michigan