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Neaville named NAIA All-American, Truvillion and Lake also honored

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - 3/24/2009 - Union University’s Matt Neaville has named first team All-American for his efforts on the hardwood this season. Junior forward Greg Truvillion was named a third team All-American performer, and Brian Lake was named honorable mentioned All-American.

Neaville, a 6-foot-0 senior guard from Urbana, Ill., was named a first team All-American performer for his play during the 2008-09 season. Neaville averaged 18 points per game and shot 40-percent from the floor. He drained 137 three pointers, on 38-percent shooting from behind the arc. Neaville shot 82-percent from the charity stripe. In his two seasons as a Bulldog, Neaville reached the 1,000 point mark for his career in just 44 games and tallied 1,375 career points. He stands in second place for made three pointers in a career at Union with 290 three pointers. He also holds the record for three pointers in a season (153) and three pointers made in a game (11). Neaville will graduate this May with a degree in Sports Management.

Truvillion, a 6-foot-9 junior forward from Lansing, Mich., was named a third team All-American, in his first season as a Bulldog. He averaged 18 points per game this season, on 59-percent shooting from the floor. Truvillion shot 76-percent from the free throw line. He led the team in rebounding with 302 total rebounds on the season, and was ranked No. 12 in the NAIA with nine total rebounds per game.

Lake, a 6-foot-6 senior forward from Bolivar, Tenn., was named honorable mentioned All-American following his senior campaign. Lake averaged 15 points per game on 51-percent shooting from the floor. He averaged eight rebounds per game, and shot 36-percent from behind the arc. Lake tallied 1,483 points over his career and averaged a near double-double for his career with 15 points per game and 8 rebounds per game. Lake will also graduate this May with a degree in Sports Management.


Steven Aldridge
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