Somerset, N.J. (December 10, 2018) – Mount St. Mary's freshman guard Michaela Harrison was named the Northeast Conference (NEC) Rookie of the Week on Monday, as she collected the award for the second time this season.
Harrison helped lead the Mountaineers to victories over Gardner-Webb and UMBC this past week, as the team increased its win streak to four straight. Harrison, who averaged 11.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in the pair of games, currently ranks third on the team in scoring this season with 12.1 points per contest. The Cleveland, Ohio native recorded her third double-digit scoring performance of the season in the win over Gardner-Webb with 16 points, doing most of her damage from the foul line (9-11), while also adding six rebounds and three assists. Harrison followed it up with six points and four rebounds in the team's victory at UMBC on Thursday.
Harrison and the Mountaineers return to action on December 16 at Virginia Tech.