AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) announced its end of the season and special awards for the 2016-17 season on Thursday. In four years, Tyrel Jackson made a huge impact for the Capital men's basketball team, and earned Second Team All-OAC honors as a result. Austin Schreck was also tabbed honorable mention status.
Jackson, a senior from Dublin, Ohio, made key contributions in four seasons with the Crusaders, ending this season with 382 points. Over the course of the season, he shot 47.4 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from long range. Jackson finished the year averaging 14.7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game.
Jackson scored 10 or more points in 23 of 26 contests. He recorded three games where he scored 20 or more points. Jackson went for a career-high 31 points in a victory over Denison University, where he shot 12-of-19 from the field and shot 55.6 percent from 3-point range.
Schreck, an Erlanger, Ky. native, put forth a solid year and was rewarded with honorable mention accolades in his sophomore season. He finished the year with 293 points and averaged 6.2 rebounds per game across 26 games. Schreck achieved his first double-double with 14 points and 11 boards against Wilmington College. In the next contest, he tallied a career-high 24 points in a victory at John Carroll University.
This marks the first OAC postseason honor for both Jackson and Schreck.
For complete OAC awards listing, click here.