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Women’s Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 20, 2018

women's basketball athletes of the week for December 20, 2018

Player of the Week

Brooke Young (Rhode Island College) – Sophomore – Guard – West Warwick, R.I.
Young was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the first time this season after totaling a game-high 13 points with five rebounds as the Anchorwomen cruised to a 61-38 non-conference victory at Johnson & Wales University that improved their record to 9-3 this season. Young was 5-of-9 from the floor, including a 3-for-6 showing from downtown.

Rookie of the Week

Willcia McBorrough (Rhode Island College) – Freshman – Forward – Providence, R.I.
McBorrough wins her second straight Little East Conference Rookie of the Week after totaling 11 points and five rebounds over just 27 minutes in the Anchorwomen's 61-38 rout of Johnson & Wales. The freshman forward ranks second the Little East in field goal percentage at 59.1 percent, and ranks eighth in rebounding (6.1 rpg).

Previous Weekly Award Winners

Player of the Week
Nov. 12 - Jess Conant (Plymouth State)
Nov. 19 - Brooke Raiche (Castleton)
Nov. 26 - Mya Villard (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 3 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Dec. 10 - Mya Villard (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 16 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Dec. 19 - Brooke Young (Rhode Island College)

Rookie of the Week
Nov. 12 - Abby Phelan (Rhode Island College)
Nov. 19 - Imani Baptiste (Western Connecticut)
Nov. 26 - Jenna Serrantino (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 3 - Julie Keckler (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 10 - Julie Keckler (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 16 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)
Dec. 19 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)