Sarah Hansen, Kayla McBride, Kirsten Olowinski and many more Erie women are making a mark on the college basketball scene — all reported in the Erie Times-News. Read the full report on Erie players at various colleges here – it includes national, regional and local college players. Here’s just a taste of what the bigger college players are doing — all from our sports reporters at the Erie Times-News.
Hansen, a General McLane graduate and standout at Florida Gulf Coast, is racking up the awards. Named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week and the College Sports Madness Player of the Week to start off the year, she is setting records at Florida Gulf Coast
Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride, a junior at Notre Dame, was named national college basketball player of the week earlier this month. She was also named the espnW.com – ESPN’s website for women’s sports — college basketball player of the week and the Big East player of the week earlier this month. No. 2 Notre Dame is having another impressive season.
Mercyhurst Prep graduate Kirsten Olowinski a 6-foot 1-inch senior forward at Miami (Ohio) is breaking numerous records. She topped the 1,000-point career mark and is approaching 1,000 career rebounds. She hit the 36th double-double of her career with 19 points and 15 rebounds during a win over Ohio University. Olowinski also broke the RedHawks’ record for career blocked shots and rebounds.