Women’s Basketball Senior Erin Brown voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for December

Erin Brown was voted UMBC's Athlete of the Month for Dec. 2011
Erin Brown was voted UMBC's Athlete of the Month for Dec. 2011

BALTIMORE – Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) of the women's basketball team was named UMBC's Athlete of the Month for December 2011 in a poll conducted from Jan. 3-12.  Brown received 47% of the vote, to win the vote over track and field's Mercedes Jackson (Huntington, Md./Huntington) and men's basketball's Chase Plummer (Plainfield, N.J./St. Patrick).

In the month of December, Brown led the Retrievers averaging 17.0 points per game, 6.4 rebounds per game and drained 24 three-pointers over the course of seven contests.  She scored a season-high 24 points in UMBC's 65-60 win over in-state rival UMES on Dec. 6.

At the end of the month, Brown led the America East Conference with 15.8 points per game and 2.9 three-pointers per game for the season. 

Athlete of the Month Archive

November 2011: Pierre De Waal, Men's Swimming & Diving

October 2011: Andrew Eckhoff, Men's Swimming & Diving

September 2011: Hallie Carter, Volleyball

May 2011: Amanda Pappas, Women's Lacrosse

April 2011: Scott Jones, Men's Lacrosse
March 2011: Brian McCullough, Men's Lacrosse

February 2011: Keith Onto, Men's Track & Field

January 2011: Eric Jones, Men's Swimming & Diving

December 2010: Michelle Kurowski, Women's Basketball

November 2010: Johan Rohtla, Men's Swimming & Diving

October 2010: Dan Louisignau, Men's Soccer

September 2010: Levi Houapeu, Men's Soccer