Robertson Named Player of the Week

Contact: Ben Badua


AMHERST, Mass. - Megan Robertson ’15 has been named the NESCAC women’s basketball Player of the Week after helping the Jeffs to the 2012 Amherst Tip-Off Tournament title.

Averaging 17.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game, Robertson gave Amherst a big presence in the middle, shooting 69.6 (16-for-23) from the field en route to Tournament Most Valuable Player honors.

Last season’s Rookie of the Year, she opened the 2012-13 campaign with 17 points and nine rebounds in a 67-42 win over Brooklyn. Hitting 8-of-12 field goal attempts, Robertson enjoyed an efficient evening in which she also tallied two assists, two blocks and two steals.

The following afternoon, Robertson continued to excel, netting 17 points on 8-for-11 shooting in the championship game against William Paterson. Also hauling in 15 rebounds, she added three blocks and two assists in a solid all-around effort.