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Women’s Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 7, 2019

Women's BAsketball Athletes of the Week for January 7, 2019

Player of the Week

Alexis Quenneville (Castleton) – Junior – Guard – Orwell, Vt.
Quenneville was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the first time this season after totaling a career-high 27 points and grabbing six rebounds in a 67-60 conference victory over Western Connecticut Saturday. She was 9-of-18 front the floor, including a 6-of-10 performance from three-point range. Quenneville currently lead the league in three-point field goals (45), ranks second in the conference in three-point shooting (42.1 percent) and is ninth in the LEC in scoring average (13.2 ppg).

Rookie of the Week

Willcia McBorrough (Rhode Island College) – Freshman – Forward – Providence, R.I.
McBorrough wins her third Little East Conference Rookie of the Week award after falling one rebound shy of a double-double in the Anchorwomen's 57-38 conference victory over Plymouth State Saturday, totaling 15 points and nine rebounds in just 23 minutes of action. She was 6-of-7 from the field and a perfect 3-for-3 at the free throw line in the contest. The freshman forward ranks second the Little East in field goal percentage at 61.6 percent, and ranks eighth in rebounding (6.3 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)
Jan. 2 - Jancy Sherwood (Western Connecticut)

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)
Jan. 2 - Jordan Moretti (UMass Dartmouth)