By Tyler Chaput
Mandy Pennewell has earned this week’s WQAQ Athlete of the Week honors after posting her first double-double of the season on Saturday, Feb. 7, in Quinnipiac’s 66-49 victory over Bryant. The win bettered Quinnipiac’s record to 13-8 and snapped a three-game losing streak.
Pennewell shot 7-for-15 from the field, recording a total of 17 points, including going 3-for-3 from behind the arc in the first half. She also managed to pull down 11 boards, one rebound shy of her career best.
In addition to recording her first double-double of the season, Pennewell dished out a season-high four assists.
The senior guard leads her team in 3-pointers this season with 49. Pennewell is second on the team in points with 270 and scoring average, recording 12.3 points per game.