Emmitsburg, Md. (December 5, 2016) – Mount St. Mary's University women's basketball guard Mikal Johnson has been named the College Sports Madness NEC Player of the Week following standout performances against Coppin State and Loyola.
Johnson led the Mount to a 54-48 victory over Coppin State on Wednesday, registering 14 points, seven rebounds and a pair of assists as the Mountaineers collected their second win of the season. She followed it up with a team-high 15 points to go along with three rebounds and a pair of steals on Saturday at Loyola, nearly leading the Mount to its second straight victory. Johnson has now recorded double-figures in four of the team's seven contests on the year, and ranks second on the squad in scoring with 9.6 points per game.
Johnson and the Mountaineers return to action this Wednesday, December 7 for a tilt with Maryland Eastern Shore at 4 p.m. in Emmitsburg.