Thacker and Corella Named To NCCAA DI All-American Team

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - Dalton Thacker, a senior guard from Longview, Wash., and Ian Corella, a senior post from Mira Loma, were named to the National Christian Athletic Association (NCCAA) Division I All-American Honorable Mention team.

Thacker was named California Pacific Conference (Cal Pac) Player of the Year and received first-team All-Cal Pac and NCCAA All-West Region honors. He also led the Red Hawks in scoring and assists, averaging 14.94 points per game and 2.47 assists per game.

Corella also received post season honors, including being named to the All-Cal Pac second team and the NCCAA All-West Region first team. He also became the third all-time leading scorer in program history with 1,402 points.

Thacker and Corella led the Red Hawks to NCCAA DI National Championships, where they finished seventh. Both seniors ended their careers with a NCCAA West Region championship.

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