RELEASE DATE: 1/05/09
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield’s Mallory Moore named PSAC East Freshman of the Week
MANSFIELD – Mansfield University freshman standout Mallory Moore (Beech Creek/Central Mountain) has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East Division Freshman of the Week for her outstanding performance in the week ending 1/04/09.
Moore averaged 12.5 points and 12.0 rebounds in two road games during the week. She connected on 53% (7-13) of her shots from the floor and also dished out two assists while recording two steals.
Moore recorded her first collegiate double-double in a 73-65 win at Lock Haven on Sunday scoring 21 points while pulling down 12 rebounds. She also had 12 rebounds at Edinboro on Saturday.
For the season Moore leads the Mountaineers in scoring (10.4 ppg) and rebounding (7.5 rpg). She is also second on the team in steals with 16. Moore has started eight of nine games this season and scored in double figures in four of those games.
Mansfield is 4-6 on the season and will start a four-game home stand by hosting the University of the District of Columbia on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Decker Gymnasium.