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Clay Nunley Named ODAC Coach of the Year

Randolph's head men's basketball coach led WildCats to a first-ever spot in the ODAC quarterfinals this year

2/25/2011 9:32:50 AM


Editor's Note: after this story was posted the Randolph WildCats defeated Guilford College 75-72 in the first round of the ODAC Tournament. It was Randolph's first ever ODAC tournament win.

LYNCHBURG—Clay Nunley, Randolph College men's head basketball coach, has been named the Bob Johnson Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Coach of the Year. Nunley received the honor Thursday, February 24 at the ODAC basketball banquet.

Colton Hunt '13, (Buford, VA/Smoky Mountain) was also selected as the 2011 ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Nunley's WildCats finished the 2010-11 season with a 16-9 overall record and a 9-7 conference record. He also led the WildCats to a fifth place finish in the standing this year.

In addition to receiving the ODAC's top scholar-athlete award, Hunt was also selected to the conference's first-team. Hunt, a business major with a minor in physics, currently maintains a 3.95 grade point average. On the court, he averaged 15.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest this season, while shooting 51 percent from the field and 41 percent from downtown. His 56 steals are currently tops in the conference.

Cameron Shepherd '11 (Roanoke, VA/William Byrd) also earned a spot on the ODAC Sportsmanship Team.

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