Women's Basketball Celebrate the 2013-14 Season
April 23, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College women's basketball team hosted its 2012-13 postseason banquet Thursday, April 24, in the Shea Room at Conte Forum.
Associate head coach Yvonne Hawkins was the emcee for the night's festivities while assistant coaches Lisa Faulkner and Shelley Sheetz, made the award presentations. Coach Johnson addressed the crowd and thanked the many fans in attendance as well as the teams' support staff including the Eagles PA announcer Andy Jick, who battled cancer throughout the season and the online announcer for the team - Eric Steckling.
BC's video coordinator Kevin LeBrecque put together a short video to honor the senior class - Kristen Doherty and Katie Zenevitch. The two tandem combined for 2,442 career points and 1,320 career rebounds. Doherty leaves the Heights with 1,278 career points which is 14th on the all-time list. In 15th is Katie Zenevitch with 1,164 career points.
The Offensive Player of the Year for Boston College was presented to Katie Zenevitch. The 6-foot-3 senior averaged 11.1 points per game and shot a career-high 54 percent from the floor. She leaves BC with 1,164 points, 691 rebounds and a 51% shooter from the field in her career.
Kristen Doherty earned the Defensive Player of the Year. The Eagles guard was able to cover point guards and centers. Though her season was cut short with illness, Doherty averaged 5.7 rebounds and had 38 steals this past season. She leaves the Heights as only the second guard to grab over 600 rebounds with 629 boards and with the second most steals in program history at 197.
The Coaches Award went to sophomore Nicole Boudreau. A native of Andover, Boudreau was second on the team in minutes played (32.2) and averaged 11.1 points per game. Boudreau shot a career-high 41.6 percent from the floor and 38.4 from the three-point line. Boudreau also led the team in steals with 44 this past season.
For the second consecutive season, Kristen Doherty earned the Charge Master Award. The team tallies how many defensive charges each member of the team takes and Doherty developed into the master of drawing a charge.
The Most Improved Award was presented to freshman Kelly Hughes. The Eagles guard averaged just 8,8 points a game in non-conference action. Her confidence grew and Hughes averaged 13.3 points and shot 43.4 percent from the floor and 40 percent from the three-point line in ACC action. She finished the season averaging 11.2 points per game, 4.6 rebounds and hit a new program-high in three's for rookies with 74.
The program also honored practice player Drew Sullivan. The sophomore was honored for his dedication to the team as he was named Practice Player Of The Year.