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Freshman of the Year Award Winners

The Freshman-of-the Year Award is presented to the most outstanding freshman player in the Ohio Athletic Conference.  The award, which was first handed out during the 2009-10 season, is voted upon by the League coaches. 

Kyle Payne


  • Led the team in scoring and was sixth in the OAC in scoring with 15.7 points-per-game
  • Second on team in rebounding with 4.8 rebounds-per-game
  • Tied for second in blocks with 9
  • Named OAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week on November 29, 2010.
  • Named to All-Tournament Team at 2011 ECAC Holiday Classic / BW won team title


  • 25 points (2x)
  • 10 rebounds vs. Heidelberg on Dec. 01, 2010
  • 7-of-9 from the field at Geneva (Pa.) on Nov. 23, 2010
  • 3-of-3 from three-point range (2x)
  • 8-of-9 from the free throw line v.s. Bethany (W. Va.) on Nov. 18, 2010



Cameron Kuhn


  • Second on the team and tied for third in OAC with 14.0 points-per-game
  • Led the team and was second in OAC in free throw percentage at 89.1%
  • Made 37 straight free throws
  • Led the team in scoring in eight games
  • Named OAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week on January 12, 2015


  • 25 points at Pine Manor (Mass.) on Jan. 6, 2015
  • Six rebounds (2x) with the last coming vs. Bethany (W. Va.) on Jan. 3, 2015
  • Seven assists at Heidelberg on Jan. 14, 2015
  • One block at Eastern (Pa.) on Nov. 15, 2014
  • Four steals (2x) with the last coming at Pine Manor (Mass.) on Jan. 6, 2015
  • 12-for-13 free throws vs. John Carroll on Feb. 11, 2015
  • First collegiate start vs. Otterbein on Dec. 6, 2014