Colleen Feeney Named ECAC First Team All-Star

Colleen Feeney Named ECAC First Team All-Star

2007-2008 ECAC Division III New England Women's Basketball All-Star Team

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State College senior center Colleen Feeney has been named a First Team selection on the 2007-2008 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Women's Basketball All-Star Team.

Feeney, a Third Team All-American, averaged 20.3 points and 13.1 rebounds per game this season.  She shot 55% (194-for-353) from the floor and 74% (160-for-215) at the free throw line, and also recorded 76 blocked shots.

The Providence, Rhode Island native set BSC single-season records for scoring average, points (548), rebounds (354), made field goal and made free throws.  Feeney also set the Bears single-game record for blocked shot with eight against Western New England College, and her 76 blocks this season ranks third in the BSC record books.

In 27 games this season Feeney recorded an impressive 25 double-doubles.  She led the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) in seven different categories including scoring, rebounding, blocked shots, field goal percentage, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds and minutes played. Feeney also ranked sixth in all of Division III in rebounding, 12th in scoring, 14th in blocked shots and 24th in field goal percentage.

Feeney earned MASCAC Player of the Year honors and was a First Team All-MASCAC selection for the second straight season.  She was selected as the conference player of the week an impressive seven times, ECAC Division III New England Player of the Week twice, and was named to the Team of the Week twice.

A Jostens Trophy finalist, Feeney helped the BSC women's basketball team capture both the MASCAC regular season and tournament titles. The conference regular season crown was the Bears' first since the 1985-86 season. 

Bridgewater, which had never won the MASCAC Women's Basketball Tournament championship prior to this season, advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time since 1986. The Bears completed the 2007-2008 season with an impressive 22-5 record.