University of Akron redshirt junior forward Rachel Tecca has been named the 2012-13 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year!
Tecca is the first MAC Player of the Year in Akron women's basketball history, highlighting a record-breaking season for the Zips. The award was voted on by the league's head coaches, sports information directors and members of the media.
"Rachel is a very special player and this award is indicative of the hard work and dedication that got her to this point," said head coach Jodi Kest. "This honor is extremely well-deserved, and I am very proud of everything she has accomplished this season in pushing herself and our program to the next level."