Brittany McQuain Named Choice Hotels NEC Rookie Of The Week

HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac University freshman women's basketball forward Brittany McQuain (Independence, Mo.) was selected as the Choice Hotels Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week, for the second time this season, as announced by the league office Tuesday. McQuain led the Bobcats as they went 1-1 against Fairleigh Dickinson and Monmouth last week.

The freshman forward picked up two double-doubles, compiling a total of seven on the year, against Fairleigh Dickinson and Monmouth. McQuain posted a team-high 13 boards and 13 points in the Bobcats' 75-56 win against the Knights, while chipping in 15 points and 10 rebounds in the team's 62-56 loss to the Hawks.

McQuain played a total of 64 minute in the Bobcats' last two outings, averaging 14 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. She also tallied 10 assists. Currently, McQuain is ranked 10th amongst NEC leaders with 7.2 rebounds per game.

The freshman earned her first NEC weekly honor earlier in the season on January 25, after leading Quinnipiac to its wins against Mount St. Mary's and Wagner.

The seventh-seeded Bobcats travel to play the No. 2 ranked Monmouth University in a NEC Tournament Quarterfinal contest on Saturday, March 5 at 3 p.m. at the Multipurpose Athletic Center in West Long Branch, N.J.