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DOUGHMAN NAMED AMERICA EAST WILSON ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Courtney Doughman was named America East Rookie of the Week.
Baltimore, Md. – UMBC women’s basketball freshman Courtney Doughman (Ironton, Ohio/South Webster) was named by the America East as Wilson Rookie of the Week for the week ending Jan. 25. Doughman had an outstanding week averaging 14.0 points per game en route to picking up the conference’s weekly honors and becoming the first ever UMBC women’s basketball player to earn a conference weekly award.
Doughman, who came off the bench as a reserve in both games on the week, scored a career-high 17 points against conference leader Maine. Doughman hit 6-of-9 shots from the field and 5-of-6 from three-point range in 24 minutes of work.
Against New Hampshire in the Retrievers’ first game of the week, Doughman logged 29 minutes going 4-of-6 from the field and 3-of-4 from three-point range. Doughman tallied 11 points, three assists and a steal.
On the week the 5-8 guard shot 66.7 percent (10-of-15) from the floor and 80.0 percent (8-of-10) from three-point range.