Sharon Prange Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Jan. 3, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) chose senior forward Sharon Prange as its women's basketball Player of the Week following a strong outing at the South Padre Island Shootout last weekend. Despite losses to Amherst College and LeTourneau University, she was selected to the All-Tournament Team after averaging 18.5 points and eight rebounds. Against Amherst, Prange led all scorers with 19 points while adding five boards. The next day, she posted her first double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 caroms to go along with three assists, a trio of blocks and two steals.

MIT will return to action on Saturday, Jan. 6 when it travels to conference foe U.S Coast Guard Academy for a 3:00 p.m. start.