MADISON, N.J. (January 17, 2017) – After being named MAC Freedom Player of the Week Monday, senior Alyssa McDonough of the FDU women’s basketball team added two more awards on Tuesday.
McDonough was one of five named to the D3Hoops.com Team of the Week, and shared Co-Player of the Week honors for the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.
The senior was named to the D3Hoops Team of the Week as a forward, leading the Devils to a 2-0 week in conference action to sit atop the conference as the only unbeaten team in conference play. The Parlin, N.J. native finished the week averaging 15 points, 15 rebounds, 6.5 assists and three steals, flirting with a triple-double in an 83-51 win over conference favorite DeSales with 19 points, 15 rebounds, and eight assists. Earlier in the week, McDonough posted 15 rebounds to go along with 11 points, five assists and three steals in a 69-59 win over King’s.
McDonough shared Division II/III Player of the Week from the MBWA with Sierra Clark of Division II Adelphi, and is the second person in program history claim the honor from the MBWA. 2016 graduate Shalette Brown was the lone other person in program history to be honored by the MBWA, taking home Player of the Week accolades on February 7.