(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Department of Athletics is proud to announce that Senior Kaylee Kacavas (Dracut, Mass) has been selected as the Female Student-Athlete of the Month from December through February, 2019.
Kacavas wrapped up her season up with some impressive stats. Starting in all 23 of matches for the Raiders, the senior led her team and the conference (GNAC) with 27.3 points per game. The guard was 46.4% from the field and 31.6% beyond the the 3pt line and 78.4% from the free throw line. Altogether, Kaylee came off the season with an astonishing 628 points.
She was also a menace on defense this season. Totalling 20 blocks, 45 steals and 90 defensive rebounds.
This season marks the end of Kacavas's collegiate basketball career. Kaylee will always be remembered as the second top-scorer in Rivier University Women's Basketball history. Deanna Purcell '15 sits at the top with 2,192 career points. Kacavas finished right behind her with an admirable 1,740 career points. She earned a 2nd Team All-Conference honor in '18 and this year earned GNAC Co-Player of the Week back in December.
As a valued member of Rivier Univerisity's Education Program, Ms. Kacavas balanced her commitment to athletics while prepping lesson plans and motivating a 3rd grade classroom throughout her season. It is without a doubt, Kaylee Kacavas's grace, leadership and sportsmanship will forever be remembered in the Muldoon Gymnasium, Landry Earlychildhood Education Center and in the hearts of those she touched as a student-teacher!
|Purcell, Deanna||2011/12 - 2014/15||2,192|
|Kacavas, Kaylee||2015/16 - 2018/19||1,740|
|Perry, Caitlyn||2013/14 - 2016/17||1,381|
|Mellen, Jessica||2006/07 - 2009/10||1,246|
|Carpenter, Blair||2006/07 - 2009/10||1,228|
|Butterfield, Savanna||2013/14 - 2016/17||1,181|
Previous Student-Athlete of the Month:
November/December/January/February- Kaylee Kacavas (Women's Basketball)