McConkey named NAC Rookie of the Week for third time

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. - Ariel McConkey, a freshman guard on the Lyndon women's basketball team, has been named Rookie of the Week in the North Atlantic Conference for a third time this season. The Fryeburg, Maine native took home the award previously on Monday, Jan. 24 and then again on Monday, Feb. 7.

McConkey averaged 16 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.5 assists as Lyndon split its final two NAC games of the season. She had 24 points, four rebounds, one assist, one block and two steals in the Hornets' 80-64 win over Green Mountain on Tuesday, Feb. 15 before tallying eight points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in Lyndon's 81-65 loss to Castleton on Saturday.