Dec. 7, 2009
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Freshman center Colleen Moriarty (Canton, MA/Canton HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's basketball team has been honored by the Little East Conference.
Moriarty has been named Little East Conference Women's Basketball Co-Rookie Player of the Week.
Moriarty averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds per game last week for a double double. She scored a career-high 16 points against Salve Regina last Thursday, while posting a double double at Plymouth State Saturday, scoring 12 points and gathering a season-best 13 rebounds.
"Colleen deserves the honor," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Amanda Van Voorhis. "Her offense is clicking, she's beginning to rebound more aggressively, and she's been very eager to improve her game. I'm happy that her hard work has paid off."
UMass Dartmouth is 2-5 overall, and 0-1 in LEC play. The Corsairs will play three games this week, beginning Tuesday evening at Simmons. They will return home to play Johnson & Wales Thursday evening.