New Haven, Conn. - Junior Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.) of the women's basketball team has been named as the Albertus Magnus Female Student-Athlete of the Week. Initiated in September, 2017, the 'Athlete of the Week' program recognizes one female and one male student-athlete each week for demonstrated excellence on the playing field.
Johnson powered the Falcons to a 2-0 week, averaging 26.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game while shooting 42.4% from the floor. She registered a career-high 30 points and six steals against Pine Manor before ending the week tying her career-high in rebounds with seven as well as posted 22 points in the GNAC win over Norwich.
The women's basketball team looks to extend its winning streak to three games as the Falcons host New Rochelle this Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.