Men's Basketball Places Swanegan, Tatum All-SCC
Sophomore guard Mike Swanegan, the league leader in 3-point baskets, and second-year forward Alec Tatum, the team's leading rebounder, were the Pasadena City College men's basketball team selections to the 2012-13 All-South Coast Conference North Division Team.
Swanegan, the son of PCC head coach Michael Swanegan, led the Lancers in scoring at 15.6 points per game and his 84 baskets from 3-point range outdistanced the next SCC player in that department by a whopping 26 treys. A 6-foot-1 performer from Diamond Ranch High in Chino Hills, Swanegan became the 68th member of the college's 500-point club and his 521 career points is 61st on PCC's all-time scoring list. He played his freshman season in 2010-11, sat out last season to concentrate on his studies, and returned to the Lancers this season.
Tatum averaged 5.9 points and 7.4 rebounds while shooting a strong .558 from the floor (made 58 of 104 shots). From Mission High in San Francisco, the 6-6 Tatum led the Lancers in field goal percentage as both a freshman and sophomore. He finished his PCC career with 352 rebounds.
Chris Smith, a sophomore point guard, received All-SCC honorable mention averaged 7.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists a game while battling injuries for much of his second PCC season. Last season, Smith earned an All-SCC Second Team selection. Smith played at Monrovia High.
[Photo--Sophomores Mike Swanegan (left) and Alec Tatum (right) were the Lancers selections to the All-SCC Team, collage created by Richard Quinton, sports information photographer.]