March 2, 2014
Brady Slagle finished a stellar career last week by being named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Player of the Year.
Slagle is the first player from MacMurray College to be named player of the year in men’s basketball by the conference.
He is the only player in the conference to rank in the top five of points, rebounds minutes played and assists during conference play. Slagle averaged 16 points and 7.9 rebounds per game, ranking third in both categories. He ranked fourth in assists, with 84, during the conference season.
With the efforts of Slagle, the Highlanders clinched a berth in the SLIAC tournament where they faced off against Webster University. In that game, Slagle had 19 points and nine rebound in a loss to Webster.
Slagle, a captain on this year’s Highlander team, was a three-time Player of the Week from the conference during the season, and scored more than 1,000 points and 500 rebounds during his career.
Three other Highlanders were named to SLIAC All-Conference teams. Spencer Pratt earned SLIAC All-Conference Second-Team honors, and Cole Busch was named to the All-Sportsmanship team. For the women’s team, freshman KayDee Carmody was selected to the SLIAC All-Sportsmanship team.