Shereesha Richards Earns Second America East Conference Rookie of the Week Award

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -- For the second week in a row, UAlbany's Shereesha Richards has been named the America East Conference Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

Richards scored a game-high 16 points to lead UAlbany to its sixth straight win with a victory over Delaware State on Saturday. The freshman forward shot 77.7 percent (7-9) from the floor in 23 minutes of action off the bench. She also pulled down a team-high eight rebounds and recorded a team-best four steals to pull the Great Danes to 8-2 on the season.

Richards and the Great Danes will return to action at the Long Beach Classic on Thursday and Friday this week in Long Beach, Calif.