O'Donnell Named Assistant Coach

O'Donnell Named Assistant Coach

CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Washington College head women's basketball coach Megan Duran has announced the hiring of recent WC graduate Jane O'Donnell, the second-leading scorer in school history, as an assistant coach for the Shorewomen.

O'Donnell lettered four times for the Shorewomen and served as a team captain as a senior.  She scored 1,264 points and holds the school records for career three-pointers (239), career free-throw percentage (.829), singe-season free-throw percentage (.929), and three-pointers in a game (8).  She finished second in all of Division III in three-pointers made per game (3.32) during the 2007-08 season.

O'Donnell was tabbed as the female recipient of Washington College's 2010 Eldridge Eliason Award, given to the senior male student and female student who, with scholastic standing in the upper half of the class, have accomplished the most in the field of athletics. She was also named to the 2009 and 2010 All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship Teams and earned a spot on the 2008 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll.

In April, O'Donnell attended the Women's Basketball Coaching Association's (WBCA) "So You Want To Be A Coach?" Workshop.  She received her B.A. in Psychology during Washington College's commencement on Sunday.