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January 3, 2011

LEC honors continue for PSU Women’s Basketball player

Doucet named Player of the Week for third time this season

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The top scorer on the Plymouth State University women’s basketball team was honored Monday with the top weekly honor from the Little East Conference (LEC), marking the third time this season she has received the award.

            Junior forward Alicia Doucet (Manchester, N.H./Central) was named Little East Player of the Week for the Panthers.  She was also selected for the award once in November and once in December.

Alicia Doucet             A 5’11” forward, Doucet (right) scored a career-high 34 points and matched her season-best with nine rebounds in PSU’s only outing, a 78-66 setback to Johnson & Wales University.  She connected on 12-of-25 shots from the field while also adding 10 points from the charity stripe.  Doucet has scored more than 20 points in a game four times this season, and has two games with more than 30 points.

            Doucet currently leads the LEC in scoring with 19.9 points per game and ranks 11th in the league in rebounding (7.3 rpg).

            The Panthers, 7-3 overall, are home for a non-conference game this Thursday against the University of Maine Farmington (4:00 p.m.), and resume LEC action Saturday at Western Connecticut State University (1:00 p.m.) 

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