ORONO – Maine women’s basketball guard, Anne Simon, has earned America East Rookie of the Year. Simon is the second Black Bear in the last three years to earn rookie of the year joining Dor Saar who did so in 2018.
Simon. Maeve Carroll and Saar all landed on the America East second team as well. The rookie out of Luxembourg says season ending injuries to Fanny Wadling and Blanca Millan allowed her to step into a big role and show we she can do right away.
“Of course as a freshman your always fighting for your spot at the beginning and your always going to have hard days but I mean because we lost Blanca and Fanny us as freshman new we had to step up and show our coaches what we can do,” Simon said.