ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Sophomore forward Abby Henderson (Rochester, N.H.) was named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) All-Sportsmanship Team, announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
Appearing in 21 of 26 games, Henderson recorded a career year registering, a season-best, 117 points, 92 rebounds, 14 assists and 10 steals. Late in the season against NECC foe Newbury College on January 31st, the New Hampshire native netted a career single-game high 17 points while shooting 63.6% (7-11) from the floor. Earlier in the year in a 79-71 victory over Daniel Webster College, Henderson posted 15 points.
In addition, the New Hampshire native began the season pulling down a career single-game high 10 rebounds against non-conference Lyndon State College on November 15th. Later in the season, she tied her career single-game high in a 66-58 victory on the road against conference foe Mitchell College on January 14th.
2016-2017 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Women's Basketball All-Conference TeamsCoach of the Year: David Bostick, Becker Player of the Year: Brittany Stone, Regis Defensive Player of the Year: Amanda Hawkesworth, Regis Rookie of the Year: Cassidy Harrison, Becker
First TeamSavannah Olsen, Newbury (So., F, Battle Creek, Mich.) Destiny Spears, Newbury (Jr., F, Arnold, Md.) Amanda Hawkesworth, Regis (Sr., F, Abington, Mass.) Brittany Stone, Regis (Jr., West Bridgewater, Mass.) Michelle Woods, Wheelock (Sr., Wilmington, Mass.)
Second TeamDallas Jackson, Bay Path (Sr., F, Springfield, Mass.) Kayla Free, Daniel Webster (Sr., G, Quincy, Mass.) Mackenzie LaRochelle, Elms (Jr., G, Chicopee, Mass.) Alexandra Marques, Elms (Sr., F, Newington, Conn.) Brianna Hochwarter, Wheelock (Sr., Attleboro, Mass.)
Third TeamAdrianna Dowdy, Becker (So., F, East Haven, Conn.) Cassidy Harrison, Becker (Fr., G, Foxborough, Mass.) Emily Burr, Elms (Sr., G, East Hartford, Conn.) Jessica Shepherd, Mitchell (Sr., G, West Hartford, Conn.) Katie Walsh, Wheelock (So., F, East Islip, N.Y.)
All Sportsmanship TeamKrystal Fredette, Bay Path (Sr., C, Orange, Mass.) Marissa Turner, Becker (Sr., G/F, Coventry, R.I.) Kayla Free, Daniel Webster (Sr., G, Quincy, Mass.) Kayla Aberdale, Elms (So., G, Housatonic, Mass.) Abby Henderson, Lesley (So., F, Rochester, N.H.) Jessica Lohneiss, Mitchell (Fr., G, West Hartford, Conn.) Kristen Connors, Newbury (So., G, Wilmington, Mass.) Maura Russell, Regis (So., G, Braintree, Mass.) Kayla Emmi, Southern Vermont (So., G, Syracuse, N.Y.) Emily Doyle, Wheelock (Sr., Lynn, Mass.)