Shereesha Richards Named America East Conference Rookie of the Week for Fifth Time

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -- Shereesha Richards was named the America East Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

Richards helped lead UAlbany to a 71-39 win over Maine in the team's first game at SEFCU Arena since Nov. 28. The freshman forward recorded 10 points, and was just short of a double-double with nine rebounds. Richards shot 50.0 percent (5-10) from the field, while also recording five steals and one assist in 24 minutes off the bench.