Fagbenle, McDonnell & Healy Earn All-Ivy League Honors

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

Fagbenle named to the All-Ivy League second team.

PRINCETON, N.J. – Senior forward Temi Fagbenle led a trio of Harvard women's basketball student-athletes to earn All-Ivy League honors, the conference announced Friday afternoon. Fagbenle, a three-time All-Ancient Eight selection, was named to the second team, while Erin McDonnell and AnnMarie Healy earned honorable mention selections.

Fagbenle wrapped the season averaging a double-double with 14.4 points and 10.4 rebounds. The London product paced the Ancient Eight in rebounding and ranked sixth overall in scoring and field goal percentage. Fagbenle recorded 13 double-doubles in 2014-15, the most since Hana Peljto in 2003-04.

McDonnell, a first-time all-league selection, posted 12.9 points and 5.9 boards per game for the Crimson. The Morristown, New Jersey native finished the season third in the conference with 2.2 triples made per game and seventh with a .411 3-point shooting percentage.

Healy enjoyed a breakout season, averaging a personal-best 13.4 points and 6.4 rebounds after averaging 4.1 points and 3.3 boards a season ago. The Edina, Minnesota local registered 19 games in double-figures and ranked eighth in the league in scoring.  

Since 1978, when the conference first established the awards, Harvard has earned 99 All-Ivy honors including 38 first team, 32 second team and 19 honorable mention selections.