|(L-R) Taylor Clark, Ruthanne Doherty, and Mary Silvia|
"Doherty’s honor comes on the heels of a conference regular season where she closed out the last eight games leading the team with an average of 9.6 points-per-game and 7.6 rebounds-per-game. Over the last five games, the Richmond, Pa. native posted three of her team leading four double doubles. Over the last eight game stretch, Doherty shot 46 percent from the field (29-of-63) while also proving her unselfishness by dishing out 20 assists.
This is the second postseason award for Doherty, who earned All-Rookie team honors after her freshman season. Coming off off-season surgery, Doherty averaged 7.5 points over 27 games while leading the team in rebounding with an average of 5.7 rpg. She also amassed 42 assists, second most on the squad, while shooting 45.3 percent on the year (81-of-179). " (Hartford Sports Information)