The first winners of the Player and Coach of the Month awards for the 2022/23 MissQuote.ie Super League and Division 1 have been decided for the month of October.
Brittany Byrd got the title for the MissQuote.ie Super League Player of the Month after a phenomenal week. The Address UCC Glanmire player averaged 34.6 points a game for the first five weeks, while having a 52-point game a few weeks ago against the unbeaten Singleton SuperValu Brunell.
Edel Thornton of Singleton Supervalu Brunell came in second place, while Sarah Hickey of Waterford Wildcats placed third.
Liam Culloty takes the cake for the Coach of the Month of October after leading the Cork side to a 4-0 start before dropping their first game of the season in the last round.
For the MissQuote.ie Division 1 Player of the Month for October, Alyssa Marie Velles from the Portlaoise Panthers claimed the honour. Scout Frame from SETU Carlow was second with Alarie Mayse of McEvoy Cavan Eagles in third.
Coach of the Month of October for Division 1 goes to Dave Baker for bringing the McEvoy Cavan Eagles to an undefeated start of the season. They now sit alongside the Portlaoise Panthers with a record of 5-0 to start November with.
Women’s Super League:
Player: 1st Brittany Byrd (UCC The Address Glanmire) ; 2nd Edel Thornton (Singleton SuperValu Brunell) ; 3rd Sarah Hickey (Waterford Wildcats)
Coach: Liam Culloty (Singleton SuperValu Brunell)
Women’s Division One:
Player: 1st Alyssa Marie Velles (Portlaoise Panthers) ; 2nd Scout Frame (SETU Carlow) ; Alarie Mayse (McEvoy’s Cavan Eagles)
Coach: Dave Baker (McEvoy’s Cavan Eagles)
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The winners of the October 'Player & Coach of The Month' voting have been announced.
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