ALBANY — UAlbany women’s basketball freshman Helene Haegerstrand was named the America East Conference Rookie of the Week, the league announced Monday.
During a 0-2 week for the Great Danes, Haegerstrand averaged 15.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. In Wednesday’s game against UMBC, the native of Stockholm, Sweden recorded career-high totals in points with 16 and rebounds with 10 to produce her first double-double.
On the season, Haegerstrand is averaging 8.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.
UAlbany next plays Wednesday vs. UMass Lowell at SEFCU Arena. The Great Danes are 5-9 in conference play and 9-18 overall.