(Argo Athletics Media Release)
ATLANTA, Ga. – The list of awards for University of Providence women’s basketball senior Stephanie McDonagh continues to grow. The two-time Frontier Conference Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference player has also been named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
Ten players from both NAIA Divisions I & II were named to the All-American team, followed by 20 players recognized as Honorable Mention All-American. McDonagh is one of those 20, and the only from the Frontier Conference.
She is the third Lady Argo in program history to win the award, following the school’s all-time scoring and assists leader Erin Legel ’16 and all-time rebounds leader Lindsey Abramson ’15. McDonagh will graduate from UP as the program’s all-time leader in steals, with 273 in her career. Along with being the steals leader, McDonagh finished second all-time in points (1780), rebounds (758), and assists (346).
As a junior, McDonagh was a Second Team All-Conference player, the conference Defensive Player of the year, and an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American. As a sophomore, McDonagh was an Honorable Mention All-Conference selection. She is also a three-time Academic All-Conference player and a two-time Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.