OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Association of Division III Independents named St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's basketball guard Kelly McNamee, its Female Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of December.
McNamee is a senior from Glendale, New York. The guard was the catalyst of a St. Joseph's team that went 4-1 on the month, averaging a team-high 11.6 points per game. McNamee added 2.6 rebounds per game and 3.4 assists per game. The senior opened up the month with a 17-point, 4-assist effort at Apprentice, going 7-of-14 (50 percent) from the floor, as the Lady Bears beat their USCAA rivals for the second straight year. McNamee had her best game of the month in St. Joseph's overtime win at Old Westbury. The guard scored a career-high 22 points against the Panthers hitting 10-of-21 (47.6 percent) from the field while securing three rebounds and dishing out five assists. McNamee concluded December with an 11-point outing against Northwestern (Minn.) in the Lady Bears lone loss of the month. The senior continues to lead St. Joseph's averaging a career- and team-high 13.1 points per game on the year and is shooting an efficient 39.2 percent (20-of-51) from beyond the arc.