McNamara Listed on Team of the Week

McNamara Listed on Team of the Week

STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph's College senior guard Kelsi McNamara (West Newbury, Mass.) has been listed on the Team of the Week.

McNamara averaged 19.0 points, 10.0 assists, 3.5 rebounds, and 3.5 steals in a 2-0 week for Saint Joseph's. She scored 18 points with eight assists and five steals in a 71-55 victory over University of New England on Wednesday and notched a double-double with 20 points and 12 assists in a 93-71 triumph over Bates on Saturday.

The four-year starter is the first player in SJC women's basketball history to garner Team of the Week honors.

Through six games, McNamara is averaging 24.0 points, 6.5 assists, 3.0 rebounds, and 2.7 steals per contest while shooting 50.5% (47-93) from the field, 43.8% (21-48) from three-point range, and 80.6% (29-36) from the free throw line. She currently ranks sixth in the country in scoring average and ninth in both assists average and total assists (39).

In 94 career games (93 starts), McNamara has scored 1,575 points with 460 assists, 285 rebounds, and 167 steals while shooting 40.4% (517-1281) from the floor, 38.9% (255-656) from beyond the arc, and 81.3% (286-352) from the charity stripe. She is the Monks' career leader in three-pointers made and attempted and ranks second in three-point percentage, fourth in assists, assists average (4.9 APG), scoring average and free throw percentage, fifth in points, sixth in free throws made, seventh in field goals attempted, and eighth in field goals made,

Saint Joseph's, ranked 12th and 16th in this week's and Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) national polls, respectively, will host Maine Maritime tonight at 5:30 PM.






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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at