Lockport native named all-star

Colin Dougherty

Hobart College senior guards Colin Dougherty of Lockport has been named to the First Team of the 2018-19 All-Liberty League men's basketball team. Dougherty's teammate, Jamal Lucas (Kent School, New York City) was named to the Second Team, as chosen by by the league's coaches.

Conference commissioner Tracy King made the announcement this week.

Dougherty earned all-league recognition for the third consecutive season, garnering his second straight first team nod. He started all 28 games this season, averaging 17.9 points per game, 5.4 rpg, 3.1 apg. He shot .474 from the floor, .409 from 3-point range, and .707 at the free throw line. Dougherty led the team in scoring, 3-point field goal percentage, and assists. He ranked second in the league in scoring and eighth in assists. 

Dougherty matched his career-high with 32 points at St. John Fisher this season. In Hobart's win at Skidmore, he was 10-of-13 from the floor, 4-of-5 on 3-pointers, and 4-of-5 at the line for 28 points. Dougherty matched his career-high twice this year handing out seven assists against St. Lawrence and Bard.

Dougherty started all 106 games over the past four seasons, scoring 1,715 points, second on Hobart's all-time list. He made 573 field goals (6th), 146 3-pointers (7th), and 423 free throws (3rd). Dougherty also ranks 10th in career assists (279). For his career, he averaged 16.2 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 2.6 apg, 1.0 spg. Dougherty shot .458 from the floor, .384 from beyond the arc, and .751 at the line.

Colin was a three-year varsity player and all-star for Lockport under head coach Dave Gilson.

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