Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman forward Willcia McBorrough (Providence, RI) was named the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Rookie of the Week for her performance in the Anchorwomen's, 57-38, win at Plymouth State on Jan. 5.
McBorrough, who was also the Little East Rookie of the Week, had 15 points, nine rebounds, one block and one steal in the win over the Panthers. For the season, she has played in 12 games, starting all of them. McBorrough is averaging 8.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
Head Coach Jenna Cosgrove's team is currently 10-3 overall and 3-2 in the Little East. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East action at home vs. UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Jan. 8 (5:30 p.m.).