February 22, 2010

Moreland named Player of the Week

LANCASTER, Pa. - Ali Moreland (Davidsonville, Md./South River), a senior on the McDaniel women's basketball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 15-21.

Moreland led the Green Terror (18-6, 16-4 CC) to an 82-70 victory over No. 24 Gettysburg on Saturday, recording her first collegiate double-double. Moreland netted her eighth career 20-point outing with 20 points in addition to grabbing a career-best 11 rebounds.

She hit five of her eight shots from the floor, connecting on 4 of 6 from behind the arc. Her four 3-pointers were a career high, helping McDaniel can a program-record 12 in the contest.

Moreland added five assists and four steals in her final collegiate home game.

For the season, Moreland leads the team in scoring at 14.5 points per game and steals with 61. She is second on the team in assists with 71 and fourth in rebounding at 4.5 rebounds per contest.

The Green Terror, the third seed in this weekend's conference tournament, returns to action in the CC semifinals against second-seeded Gettysburg on Saturday. Game time is 4 p.m.

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