Willcia McBorrough Named to NEWBA All-Rookie Squad

Willcia McBorrough
Willcia McBorrough

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman forward Willcia McBorrough (Providence, RI) was named to the New England Women’s Basketball Association’s (NEWBA) All-Rookie Team for her performance during the 2018-19 season.

McBorrough, who was also the Little East Rookie of the Year, played in 26 games, starting all of them. She averaged 8.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. McBorrough scored in double figures in 13 games this winter. She scored a season-high 17 points vs. UMass Boston on Jan. 12. McBorrough grabbed a season-best 14 rebounds vs. Plymouth State on Jan. 23.  She compiled four double-doubles on the season.

Head Coach Jenna Cosgrove’s team finished the season with a 18-9 overall record and a 9-7 (fifth place) mark in the Little East. The Anchorwomen reached the semifinals of the 2019 Little East Championship.