Bulldog Olivia Colbert Earns Division III All-Second Team

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Brooklyn College 5’11 power forward, Olivia Colbert, has been named to the All-Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association’s Division III Second Team for the second year in a row.

The Bulldogs senior joins Marajiah Bacon from Kean University, Veronica Ganzi from Baruch, Maria Simmons from Rutgers-Newark and Kendrea Williams from FDU-Florham University. Colbert makes her presence known by being the only forward on the All-Second Team roster. The honorees from the NCAA Division III universities will be recognized at the association’s annual award dinner at the end of the month.

The senior Brooklynite finished off her stellar two-year career as a Bulldog, with a long list of accomplishments on her resume. Colbert helped Brooklyn reach back-to-back ECAC Finals appearances including an ECAC Metro/Upstate title as a junior during the 2015-16 season. She was a big part in the back-to-back CUNYAC Championship game appearances, and a regular season conference title this season. Colbert led the Bulldogs in scoring and rebounds as a junior with 14.8 ppg and 11.2 rpg. In her standout junior year she was named to the All-CUNYAC first team and made the All-Met Sportswriters Second Team roster. During her senior year she led the team again in points and rebounds per game averaging close to a double-double with 10.9 ppg and 8.6 rpg. For her career as a Bulldog, she averaged close to a double-double over her two seasons with 12.85 ppg and controlled the boards with 9.9 rpg in 57 games played.

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