Sheahin and Johnson Claim Women's Basketball Weekly Honors
Courtesy: MAAC Sports  
Release: 12/17/2012
Courtesy: MAAC Sports
Player of the Week

Katie Sheahin, Loyola, Senior, G, 5-10, Brookeville, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel

Sheahin recorded a season-best 25 points against Army, handing the Black Knights their second-consecutive loss, and third of the season.  The senior guard also tabbed a season-best eight shots from the field, while tying her career-high 8-8 from the charity stripe. In 39 minutes of action, Sheahin grabbed four rebounds, five assists, and one steal. 

Rookie of the Week

Mikal Johnson, Rider, Freshman, G, 5-8, Manassas, Va. / Osbourn

Johnson helped lead Rider's effort with two clutch second half plays in Rider's 65-48 road win at Pitt on December 16, scoring six points, Johnson added two rebounds, an assist and a blocked shot in the Bronc win. In the opening half, Johnson forced a turnover that led to a fast break and layup as Rider broke a 17-17 tie. In the second half, tied at 24, Johnson was fouled on a three-point attempt and knocked down all three free throws, giving Rider a 27-24 lead. With the Broncs trailing 29-27, Johnson nailed a three-pointer that put Rider back in the lead 30-29.

MAAC Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball
Team MAAC Pct. Overall Pct.
Iona 18-2 .900 26-6 .813
Marist 18-2 .900 27-7 .794
Fairfield 15-5 .750 22-11 .667
Quinnipiac 14-6 .700 21-13 .618
Rider 9-11 .450 15-17 .469
Canisius 9-11 .450 13-17 .433
Niagara 8-12 .400 10-20 .333
Manhattan 8-12 .400 9-21 .300
Monmouth 6-14 .300 8-25 .242
Siena 3-17 .150 9-22 .290
Saint Peter's 2-18 .100 3-27 .100
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