ORONO, Maine – University of Maine women's basketball standout Liz Wood and men's basketball standout Justin Edwards are nominees for the America East Fans' Choice Player of the Year Awards.
Wood, a freshman guard from Catlett, Va., is a six-time America East Rookie of the Week honoree. She leads the league in freshman scoring (10.2 points per game), rebounding (6.7 rebounds per game) and assists (2.4 assists per game) while ranking in the top-15 in America East in six statistical categories.
Edwards, a sophomore guard from Whitby, Ontario, is a three-time America East Player of the Week. He ranks second in the conference in scoring (16.2 points per game), sixth in assists (3.5 assists per game), first in steals (1.9 steals per game) and 17th in rebounding (5.2 rebounds per game).
Fans can vote by going to the America East Facebook page here