Pechin Named Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month for January

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) named women's basketball guard Alyssa Pechin of The College of New Rochelle its Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of January.

Pechin, a sophomore from Yonkers, N.Y., averaged 16.3 points, 4.3 steals, 4.1 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game in January. The 5-foot guard led the Blue Angels in each category and talliedfour games in which she scored more than 20 points. She produced a season-high 24 points in aroad victory at York (N.Y.) College, including eight steals, five assists, four rebounds and twoblocks. Pechin, a business major, converted nearly 43% from the field and nearly 76% from the foul line last month. Last season's AD3I Rookie of the Year propelled her squad to four road wins in January.