Brooke Young & Willcia McBorrough Earn Weekly Little East Awards

Brooke Young
Brooke Young

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College sophomore guard Brooke Young (West Warwick, RI) and freshman forward Willcia McBorrough (Providence, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances in the Anchorwomen’s, 61-38, win at Johnson & Wales on Dec. 18.

Young was named the Little East Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. She posted 13 points, five rebounds and an assist in the win over the Wildcats. For the season, Young has played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. She is averaging 10.3 ppg, 4.2 rpg and 1.2 apg.

McBorrough was named the Little East Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the season straight week. She had 11 points and five rebounds in the win. For the season, McBorrough has played in 12 games, starting all of them. She is averaging 7.4 ppg and 6.1 rpg.

Head Coach Jenna Cosgrove’s team is 9-3 overall and 2-2 in the Little East. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume LEC play at Plymouth State on Saturday, Jan. 5 (1 p.m.).