SAGE'S MEGAN BEHIND FLYNN'S NAMED EMPIRE 8 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Hilton, NY – The Sage College's senior tri-captain Megan Flynn (Hoosick Falls, NY/Hoosick Falls Central) has been selected as the Empire 8 Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Megan Flynn, Sage, Sr., F, Hoosick Falls, NY/Hoosick Falls Central
Flynn broke Sage's single-game record by pulling down 25 rebounds to go along with a career-high 24 points in an 87-84 win over Westfield State on Saturday. Flynn's 25 rebounds tied the Empire 8 single-game rebounding record, originally set by Lauren Long of Rochester Institute of Technology in 2000. She started the week by scoring 11 points and pulling down eight boards at unbeaten Middlebury. Flynn is averaging 12.4 points and 11.6 rebounds per contest in 2019-20.
Against Westfield State, she Flynn finished with a career-high 24 points and broke Sage's single-game rebounding mark with her 25 rebounds for her 10th career double-double. She surpassed the single game record held by Jocelyn Naples (twice) in 1994 and 1996. Flynn's 25 rebounds ties the Empire 8 single-game rebounding record as well as she is tied with RIT's Lauren Long (25 vs. Alfred, 1/29/2000) for the most rebounds in a game. Flynn bettered her career-highs of 22 points and 15 rebounds as well in the contest.
Flynn checks in with 610 career points, while adding 485 rebounds. She is now 9th all-time in career rebounding, while moving closer to cracking the program's Top 20 list in scoring.
Sage will travel to face Coast Guard on Monday, December 30 at 5:30 p.m.