Richmond native Mariah Seals named WAC Freshman of the Year

Richmond basketball star named Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year
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Mariah Seals, a Richmond native who plays basketball for Utah Valley University, has been named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Freshman of the Year, according to the university.

The 5-foot-3 guard, an alum from Miramonte High School, scored in double digits in 10 WAC games this season, ranked fifth in WAC play in three-point field goal percentage (.411) and in three-point field goals made (2.14). She was second in scoring for the Wolverines, averaging 11.7 points per game during the regular season.

She is the only Wolverine to start in all 29 games this season.