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Senior Alyssa McDonough and freshman Kendrea Williams were selected as All-Met Division III by the Met Basketball Writers Association.

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MADISON, N.J. (April 18, 2017) – Senior Alyssa McDonough and freshman Kendrea Williams were selected as All-Met Division III by the Met Basketball Writers Association.

McDonough was named to the First Team, while Williams garnered Second Team accolades.

McDonough was tabbed a WBCA All-American Honorable Mention while also picking up First Team All-Atlantic Region by D3Hoops.com. The Parlin, N.J. native was selected as a member of the First Team All-Atlantic Region and claimed First Team All-MAC Freedom honors for the second consecutive season. McDonough joins Shalette Brown and Kyra Dayon as the only ones in program history to be named All-Americans by the WBCA.

McDonough was second in conference-only scoring at 17.8 points per game, while also averaging 9.8 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 2.4 steals per game. The senior was twice named MAC Freedom Player of the Week and was two-time D3Hoops.com Team of the Week selection. On Senior Day, McDonough became the second person in program to record a triple-double, totaling 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

Williams was named D3Hoops.com Rookie of the Year, while also claiming Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year by D3Hoops, and also was named Third Team All-Atlantic Region. The Piscataway, N.J. native was also named Rookie of the Year for the ECAC Metro Division as well as the Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom. In conference, Williams was tabbed Second Team All-MAC Freedom.

A two-time MAC Freedom Player of the Week selection, the freshman guard averaged 19.8 points per game, the highest per game average since Simone Edwards averaged 23.7 points per game in 1992-93. Williams scored 30 points or more in a game on two occasions, and set a new program standard with 75 three-pointers made in a season. The rookie also tied the single game record for three-pointers in a game, as she drained seven against Catholic earlier in the year.

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04 2017

McDonough Selected WCBA All-American Honorable Mention

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MADISON, N.J. (March 17, 2017) – Senior Alyssa McDonough of the FDU women’s basketball team was named an All-American Honorable Mention by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Friday.

The senior joins past standouts Shalette Brown and Kyra Dayon as the only three in program history to be recognized as All-Americans by the WBCA.

Earlier this week, the Parlin, N.J. native was named First Team All-Atlantic Region by D3Hoops.com. McDonough was selected as a member of the First Team All-Atlantic Region. The senior also claimed First Team All-MAC Freedom honors for the second consecutive season.

McDonough was second in conference-only scoring at 17.8 points per game, while also averaging 9.8 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 2.4 steals per game. The senior was twice named MAC Freedom Player of the Week and was two-time D3Hoops.com Team of the Week selection. On Senior Day, McDonough became the second person in program to record a triple-double, totaling 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

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03 2017

Alyssa McDonough and Kendrea Williams Honored by D3Hoops

MADISON, N.J. (March 13, 2017) – Senior Alyssa McDonough and freshman Kendrea Williams were honored by D3Hoops.Com Monday.

McDonough was selected as a member of the First Team All-Atlantic Region. The senior also claimed First Team All-MAC Freedom honors for the second consecutive season. McDonough was second in conference-only scoring at 17.8 points per game, while also averaging 9.8 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 2.4 steals per game.

The senior was twice named MAC Freedom Player of the Week and was two-time D3Hoops.com Team of the Week selection. On Senior Day, McDonough became the second person in program to record a triple-double, totaling 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

Williams was named D3Hoops.Com Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year and was selected Third Team All-Atlantic Region, after being tabbed ECAC Rookie of the Year last week. The honor adds to a stellar rookie campaign for Williams, who in February also took home Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom Rookie of the Year honors. A two-time MAC Freedom Player of the Week selection, the freshman guard averaged 19.8 points per game, the highest per game average since Simone Edwards averaged 23.7 points per game in 1992-93.

The Piscataway, N.J.native scored 30 points or more in a game on two occasions, and set a new program standard with 75 three-pointers made in a season. The rookie also tied the single game record for three-pointers in a game, as she drained seven against Catholic earlier in the year.

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03 2017

McDonough Claims Three Weekly Honors As FDU Lays Claim To First Place!

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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.

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01 2017

Freshman Kendrea Williams Drops 20pts on Centenary College!

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Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Centenary

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MADISON, N.J. (November 21, 2016) – The FDU women’s basketball team limited Centenary to 18 points over the final three quarters en route to a 76-32 victory Monday night. The win moved FDU to 2-1 while Centenary suffered its first loss of the season, dropping to 2-1.

A layup by senior Rachel Groom capped off an early 7-2 run to give the Devils a lead they did not give up the remainder of the game. A pair of free throws by Heather Yaros cut the Devils edge to under double-digits, but senior Alyssa McDonough hit a layup and converted the free throw giving FDU an 11 point first quarter lead. Alyssa McDonough layup with 12 seconds left in the second period gave FDU their biggest lead of the first 20 minutes, heading into halftime up 18. Centenary shot a hair better in the opening half, 47.37%-43.3%.

The second half belonged solely to the Devils, as they outscored the Cyclones 35-9, including a 14-0 spurt in the fourth quarter. All 10 players who saw action recorded at least one point. Freshman Kendrea Williams poured in a career-high 20 points on 7-of-15 shooting, including 5-of-12 from three. McDonough narrowly missed a double-double, totaling 12 points and nine boards. Groom also teetered on the double-double line, going for nine points and 10 rebounds. Mallory George led Centenary with 13 points and seven rebounds.

The Devils are back in action on Saturday, heading south to take on Stevenson at 4 p.m.

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