Saint Mary’s women’s basketball Aussies Lauren Nicholson and Megan McKay were recently honored by pickandroll.com.au, earning 2016 All-Australian Awards.
Nicholson was named to the All-Australian First-Team, along with Nicole Seekamp (South Dakota), Funda Nakkasoglu (Utah State), Alicia Froling (SMU) and Stephanie Collins (SMU).
McKay earned Second-Team honors along with Kristy Wallace (Baylor), Georgia Stirton (Gonzaga), Marena Whittle (North Dakota State) and Hannah Young (Virginia Tech).
Lauren Nicholson set both the single-season (89 percent) and career records (84.3 percent) for free-throw percentage. Megan McKay set the single-season mark for field-goal percentage, shooting at a .619 clip (96-for-155). McKay is the second Gael ever to shoot over 60 percent in a single season (Ashlee Smith, 2009-10).