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Kurowski Snags Second America East Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Accolade
Michelle Kurowski averaged 21.5 ppg and 8.5 rpg in a pair of wins last week.
Kurowski led the Retrievers to a 2-0 week with a team-best 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. She shot 44.8 percent from the floor (13-for-28) and 87.5 percent from the foul line (14-for-16) while adding four assists and four steals.
Kurowski posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at
She finished the week with 29 points – one shy of her career high – on 9-of-18 shooting at Bucknell on Sunday. She also made a career-best 10 free throws and added a team-best seven rebounds and three steals. Kurowski had 17 points in the first half and also scored UMBC’s last eight points of the game as the Retrievers staved off a furious Bucknell comeback.
Kurowski ranks third in the America East in both scoring (19.4 ppg) and rebounding (8.4 rpg), and she is fifth in free throw percentage (.844). She is the first Retriever to earn Player of the Week twice in a season since teammate Carlee Cassidy won the award three times in 2007-08.