Nov. 26, 2007
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena women's basketball senior forward Laura Menty was named MAAC Co-Player of the Week announced this evening at league headquarters. Menty delivered three memorable performances last week leading the Saints to a 2-1 record. She averaged 24.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and shot a stunning 63.0% (29-46) from the field.
On Monday, Menty posted a team-high 21 points and nine rebounds guiding Siena to a 57-47 victory at Long Island. She followed this solid outing with 25 points in an 83-74 upset over Big 12 powerhouse Colorado in the opening round of the 21st Annual Coors Classic in Boulder on Friday. Menty was 11-13 from the field in the Saints second consecutive victory.
Then on Saturday in the Coors Classic Championship, Menty picked up right where she left off tying a career-high with 28 points against Clemson. She also pulled down a season-high 14 rebounds. Menty set a tournament record with 22 field goals, and came up just three points shy (53) of setting the two game scoring record. For her superb efforts, Menty was named to the All-Tournament Team.