Rathjens Named to NECC All-Sportsmanship Team

Rathjens Named to NECC All-Sportsmanship Team

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University senior Anthea Rathjens (Sudbury, Mass.) was named to the New England Collegiate Conference All-Sportsmanship Team, announced this afternoon by NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen.

This is the second time this year that Rathjens has been placed on the All-Sportsmanship team as she also received the nod in the fall for Women's Volleyball.

Rathjens had a great senior season and averaged career-highs with 4.7 points per game and an astounding 10.1 rebounds per game.

For the full NECC All-Conference release, please click here.

Women's Basketball

Coach of the Year – Angela Santa Fe, Regis College

Player of the Year – Amanda Hawkesworth, Regis College

Rookie of the Year – Savannah Olsen, Newbury College

First Team

Ashley England, Sr., G, Old Town, Maine, Daniel Webster College

Amanda Hawkesworth, Jr., F, Abington, Mass., Regis College

Brittany Stone, So., F, West Bridgewater, Mass., Regis College

Amber Flagg, Sr., G, Windsor, Conn., Southern Vermont College

Michelle Woods, Jr., F, Wilmington, Mass., Wheelock College

Second Team

Dallas Jackson, Jr., F, Springfield, Mass., Bay Path University

Jillian Gilman, Jr., F, Ware, N.H., Daniel Webster College

Emily Burr, Jr., G, East Hartford, Conn., Elms College

JC Pickett, Sr., F, Chicopee, Mass., Elms College

Brianna Hochwarter, Jr., G, Attleboro, Wheelock College


Ciara McKissick, Fr., G/F, Charlton, Mass., Becker College

Amanda Garcia, Sr., F, New Britain, Conn., Mitchell College

Diamond Thomas, Sr., G/F, Hartford, Conn., Mitchell College

Savannah Olsen, Fr., F, Battle Creek, Mich., Newbury College

Destiny Spears, So., F, Arnold, Md., Newbury College


Hayleigh Bassett, Fr., F, Millers Falls, Mass., Bay Path University

Ciara McKissick, Fr., G/F, Charlton, Mass., Becker College

Vivencia Philippe, Jr., G, Miami, Fla., Daniel Webster College

Maira Pantoja, Sr., G, East Windsor, Conn., Elms College

Anthea Rathjens, Sr., F, Sudbury, Lesley University

Jessica Shepherd, Jr., G, West Hartford, Conn., Mitchell College

Katelyn Roeser, Sr., G, Nashua, N.H., Newbury College

Taylor Bunkley, Sr., F, Carmel, N.Y., Regis College

Kayla Emmi, Fr., G, Syracuse, N.Y., Southern Vermont College

Jaime Grzych, Jr., G, Columbia, Conn., Wheelock College