La Roche women's basketball freshman forward, Jessica Pitts, was named the ECAC Division III South Newcomer of the Year.
Pitts was a key contributor on a La Roche squad that won their first-ever AMCC Conference Tournament and a share of the AMCC Conference Regular Season Title. Pitts helped La Roche win a school record twenty-three games and clinch their first NCAA Tournament appearance.
Pitts finished the season with eleven double-doubles and as La Roche's second leading scorer (12.7 ppg) and leader in rebounds (8.8 rpg), steals (3.3 spg), and field goal percentage (54%). Pitts also finished in the top 10 in the AMCC Conference in seven different statistical categories.
In addition to being honored by the ECAC, Pitts was named the AMCC Conference Co-Newcomer of the Year and to the AMCC Conference Second Team.