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McShea named Atlantic East Rookie of the Year; four Saints named to all-conference teams

McShea named Atlantic East Rookie of the Year; four Saints named to all-conference teams

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Atlantic East Conference announced its first-ever all-conference women's basketball teams on Wednesday, and the Marymount University women's basketball team had four named to the teams, while freshman Katie McShea was named the Atlantic East Rookie of the Year.

McShea enjoyed an impressive first season in blue and white, also earning a spot on the All-Atlantic East first team. She finished the year averaging 16 points per game and 9.1 rebounds per game, which were both team highs. Her scoring average ranked second in the conference, while her rebounds ranked fourth.

McShea finished the year shooting 51.2 percent from the field, which was also good for second in the conference. On the defensive end, she led the Saints with 18 blocks on the year.

Marymount also had three student-athletes named second-team all-conference in juniors Regan Lohr and Gabriella Haddad and senior Tyffani McQueen.

Lohr averaged 14.8 points per game, finishing second on the team and fourth in the Atlantic East. She led the league in free throw percentage, shooting 84 percent, while tying for third in the conference with 1.9 three-point makes per game. Lohr also averaged 3.1 rebounds per game and 2.4 assists per game.

Haddad was the Saints third-leading scorer with 11.6 points per game, while finishing second with 6.1 rebounds per game, which also ranked seventh in the Atlantic East. Her 50-percent clip from the floor was third on the team for the year.

McQueen finished the year as the team's leader with three assists per game, while averaging 10 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game, which both ranked fourth on the team. She finished just behind Lohr in free-throw percentage at 83.9 percent.

McQueen and Lohr both reached the 1,000-point mark this season, as two of the Saints' most prolific scorers in program history.

The Saints' season culminated with the first-ever Atlantic East championship, defeating Cabrini University, 77-68, on February 23.