Katie Fitzpatrick Named PSAC East Freshman of the Week
Katie Fitzpatrick has been selected to Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) East Freshman of the Week honors after helping the Mansfield University women's basketball team to a 1-1 mark in PSAC crossover action this weekend.
Fitzpatrick scored 14 points and pulled down seven boards in a 77-68 win against Clarion University Friday night. The freshman hit 6-of-12 from the floor, including a trey, and recorded five steals and four assists in the game.
On Saturday, Fitzpatrick netted a game-high 20 points as the Mountaineers were edged by Lock Haven in a 75-69 loss. Fitzpatrick was 8-of-19 from the field and added four rebounds, three assists and three steals. Her 20 points marked the second-highest total of her career after a 24-point performance in a win over Slippery Rock on Dec. 2.
Fitzpatrick ranks second on the team in scoring at 10.5 points per game and third in rebounding at 5.9 boards a game. She leads the Mountaineers with 36 steals and assists.
Mansfield hosts East Stroudsburg University Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Decker Gymnasium.