Women’s Basketball Senior Michelle Kurowski Voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for February

Michelle Kurowski was named UMBC's Athlete of the Month for February
Michelle Kurowski was named UMBC's Athlete of the Month for February

BALTIMORE, Md. – Senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) of the women's basketball team was named UMBC's Athlete of the Month for February 2012 in a poll conducted from Mar. 1-9.  Kurowski received 46% of the vote, to win the vote over swimming and diving's Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine), track and field's Amanda Deller (Aberdeen, Md./Aberdeen) and men's basketball's Chase Plummer (Plainfield, N.J./St. Patrick's).

In the month of February, Kurowski led the Retrievers in scoring, averaging 14.4 points per game on 48.8% shooting (41-for-84), in seven contests against America East opponents.  Kurowski scored in double figures in six of the seven games and finished the regular season with 21 points in a win over Vermont on Senior Day at the RAC.

In the win against the Catamounts, Kurowski moved into second place on UMBC's all-time scoring list, passing former teammate Carlee Cassidy.  At the end of February, Kurowski had totaled 1,646 points during her four year career.