A.I.I. News
11.05.2012 - [NAIA Independents]

University of British Columbia's Jackie Regan and Ashford University's DeAndre Lowery Jr. have earned top honors in the Association of Independent Institutions this week as Regan has been named Female Athlete of the Week, while Lowery has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4.

Regan, a sophomore, captured top individual honors and helped second-ranked British Columbia defeated top-ranked Cal State-San Marcos for the team title at the A.I.I. Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Regan clocked a time of 17 minutes, 13 seconds to earn individual honors and reach the NAIA National Championships.

Lowery, a sophomore guard from Calumet City, Ill., helped Ashford opened the 2012-13 season with a pair of wins over the University of St. Francis and Faith Baptist Bible College. Lowery averaged 17 points, five assists, three rebounds and 2.5 steals per game. He shots 58.3 percent from the field hitting 14 of 24 shots and was a perfect 2-for-2 from 3-point range and 4-for-4 from the free throw line.

A.I.I. Male Athletes of the Week

Sept. 2, 2012

Winner: Gus Ramasco, Jamestown College, Football

Sept. 9, 2012

Winner: Ken Eliacin, Valley City State University, Football

Sept. 17, 2012

Winner: George Gauld, Jamestown College, Soccer

Sept. 24, 2012

Winner: Chein Hau-Tan, Ashford University, Golf

Oct. 1, 2012

Winner: Derek Elliott, Valley City State University, Football

Oct. 8, 2012

Winner: Derek Elliott, Valley City State University, Football

Oct. 15, 2012

Winner: Ryan VanDenburg, California State University-San Marcos, Soccer

Oct, 22, 2012

Winner: Lucas Almeida, Ashford University, Soccer

Oct. 29, 2012

Winner: Stiven Ospina, University of Houston-Victoria, Soccer

Nov. 4, 2012

Winner: DeAndre Lowery Jr., Ashford University, Basketball

A.I.I. Female Athletes of the Week

Sept 2, 2012

Winner: Hollie Babut, Ashford University, Soccer

Sept. 9, 2012

Winner: Kristen DiPaola, Dakota State University, Volleyball

Sept. 17, 2012

Winner: Danielle Tombolato, Ashford University, Volleyball

Sept. 24, 2012

Winner: Sarah Becker, Jamestown College, Volleyball

Oct. 1, 2012

Winner: Sarah Becker, Jamestown College, Volleyball

Oct. 8, 2012

Winner: Aleona Reyes, Jamestown College, Cross Country

Oct. 15, 2012

Winner: Morgan Martells, Ashford University, Volleyball

Oct. 22, 2012

Winner: Josette Glatt, Mayville State University, Volleyball

Oct. 29, 2012

Winner: Amber Ramlo, Jamestown College, Basketball

Nov. 4, 2012

Winner: Jackie Regan, University of British Columbia, Cross Country