BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State College senior forward Colleen Feeney has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week. Feeney, shares this week's honor along with UMass-Dartmouth senior forward Lindsay Marsh.
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Feeney poured in 25 points on 10 of 12 shooting from the floor and 5 of 5 from the free throw line as the Bears' cruised to a 77-50 win over Mitchell College last week. Feeney, who blocked four shots in the game, also pulled down 13 rebounds en route to her eighth double-double in as many games this season.
Feeney has helped the BSC women's basketball team jump out to a 7-1 record. The 7-1 mark is the best start for the BSC women's hoops program since the 1984-85 season when the Bears won 26 of their first 27 games and finished with a 26-2 record.
Through eight games, Feeney is averaging 19.3 points, 13.8 rebounds and 3.4 blocked shots per game. She is currently shooting 60% (60-for-100) from the floor and 76% (34-for-45) from the free throw line.
Feeney currently leads the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots, field goal percentage and defensive rebounds (10.4 per game). She is also second in the conference in free throw percentage and offensive rebounds (3.9 per game).
Earlier this week, Feeney was selected as the MASCAC Player of the Week for the second time this season and fifth time in her career.