UAlbany women's basketball junior forward Shereesha Richards earned America East Player of the Week for the fifth time this season, and 14th time in her career, helping UA to a 2-0 week that has the Danes at 10-1 in league play.

Richards averaged 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds on the week as the Danes dismantled New Hampshire and UMass-Lowell. She had 31 points against UMass-Lowell, the sixth 30-point game of her career.

Richards has 19 America East honors on her resume, as she earned five Rookie of the Week honors in her freshman season.