Jan. 24, 2011
Edison, N.J. - Junior Miriam McKenzie of the Loyola University Maryland women's basketball team was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced today.
McKenzie had a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds in the win on the road against Siena. She recorded seven points and seven rebounds in the first half alone.
In 37 minutes of play, McKenzie shot 43 percent from the field including 4-of-8 from the three point line. She was also perfect on 6-of-6 shooting from the free throw line. McKenzie also recorded an assist and a steal in the win.
So far this season, McKenzie has 249 points, an average of 13.8 a game and 120 rebounds, an average of 6.7 a game.
This award is the first for McKenzie this season and the four this season for a Loyola player. The Greyhounds play undefeated MAAC opponent Marist tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.