Arial is a two-time ODAC
Player of the Year
Randolph-Macon senior center Molly Ariail has been named the 2009
Women's DIII News Preseason Player of the Year. The announcement was made
in the publication’s special Preseason Preview issue.
Ariail, a Women's DIII News All-American last season as a junior, averaged
17.7 points and 8.8 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets. She was the Old Dominion Athletic
Conference Player of the Year for the 2008-2009 season.
“Molly is no doubt one of the top frontcourt players in Division III this season,”
said DIII News editor Gary Rubin. “She is expected to have another outstanding
year and is most deserving of this award.”
Ariail heads the publication’s Top 24 All-Americans, which features three
players from each of the eight regions.
Women's DIII News, founded in 1993, is the leading publication covering
women's Division III basketball. It is published by GSR Communications based in
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