VMI guard Q.J. Peterson named Preseason All-SoCon

vmiVMI senior guard Q.J. Peterson (Hedgesville, W.Va.) was named to the 10-member 2016-17 preseason All-Southern Conference squad as announced today by the league office in Spartanburg, S.C.

Peterson, who led the Southern Conference in scoring in 2015-16 with a 19.8 points per game average and ranked among the nation’s leaders in free throw percentage with a 90.5% mark, is a repeat selection to the 10-man All-SoCon preseason team as voted by the league coaches.

Peterson scored a school record 46 points vs. Mercer last year and also ranked second in the conference in 3-pointers per game (2.8) while leading the team in rebounding (6.3) which ranked 8th in the SoCon. Peterson had 14 games of 20+ points and three 30+ games in 2015-16 and earned SoCon Player of the Month honors for November. He scored in double figures in all but three games during the season.

Peterson was named to the 2015-16 All-SoCon Coaches and First Team (Media) squads and was named to the First Team All-State men’s team as selected by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.

VMI opens the 2016-17 campaign on November 11 at Richmond. Tipoff for the opener at Robins Center will be 7 p.m.

         
 

UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

Buy here.


augusta free press news
augusta free press news
augusta free press news


Comments