Shereesha Richards Earns Fourth America East Rookie of the Week Award

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -- Freshman forward Shereesha Richards has been named the America East Conference Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

Richards earned her fourth weekly honor after helping lead UAlbany to a 2-0 start to the America East Conference season, averaging 15.0 points and 8.5 rebounds, while shooting a blistering 76.4 percent (13-17) from the floor. The freshman forward recorded her first double-double of the season with 12 points, shooting 5-of-7 from the floor, and 11 rebounds in a win over UMBC on Wednesday, while also recording one steal. On Saturday at Binghamton, Richards led all scorers with 18 points, while adding six rebounds and one steal, hitting 8-of-10 shots from the field and 2-of-3 free throws.

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