McGinnis Named Upstate Co-Rookie of the Year!

ECAC Division III Upstate Women's Basketball

First year forward Shannon McGinnis has been named the ECAC Division III Upstate Women's Basketball Co-Rookie of the Year as announced by the Eastern College Athletic Conference on Wednesday, March 28.

McGinnis, who shares the honor with St. John Fisher guard Portia Velasco, becomes the fourth Geneseo women's basketball player to win the honor, joining a trio of Geneseo Sports Hall of Famers, Kristen Raines (1991), Carey Janis (1992) and Megan Mackey (1995).

The New York State Class C Player of the Year in 2011 for Gananda High School, McGinnis finished second in scoring for the Blue Knights with 10.2 points, third with 6.5 rebounds and shot 41.6% from the field on her way to SUNYAC Rookie of the Year and third team All-SUNYAC recognition.