WWU forward Dalton Hommes. Photo courtesy of WWU Athletics
WWU's Daulton Hommes Named Second Team All-West Region
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Western Washington University men’s basketball sophomore forward Daulton Hommes has been voted to the 2017-18 Division II Conference Commissioners Association Men’s Basketball West Region Second Team.
Hommes (Lynden, WA/Lynden Christian) was the only underclassman listed on the 10-player All-West Region Team, consisting of four players from the PacWest Conference, and three each from the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
Hommes led the Vikings and finished 2nd amongst GNAC players averaging 18.1 points per game. He scored in double-digits in 28 of 29 games, including nine games with 20-or-more points. His 18.1 points per game scoring average tied for 15th in WWU single-season history and he completed his sophomore season with 910 career points, an average of 15.2 points per game average to rank 10th in program history (currently 10th in WWU career record book).
Amongst West Region statistical leaders, Hommes is 5th in scoring average (18.1), 4th in free throw percentage (87.9%/116-for-132) and minutes per game (34:39) and 5th in field goal percentage (54.6%/177-for-324). He also averaged 6.0 rebounds per game (2nd in the GNAC) and 1.3 blocks per game (11th in GNAC). Additionally, the versatile forward shot 44.6% (54-for-121) from 3-point range to rank 5th in the GNAC with the 4th-best single-season mark in WWU history (min. 50 made 3-pointers).
The D2CCA all-region teams are selected by the sports information directors from the schools in the west region. The D2CCA is a function of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
First-team all-region members are eligible for the D2CCA All-America teams, which will be announced prior to the 2017-18 NCAA Division II Elite Eight on March19.
Posted by Doug Lange Bellingham