|Title:||Class of 2006|
Maura Cushing '00 was a four year starter for the women's soccer and basketball teams and captained both sports in her senior season. As a freshman, she was selected as the Worcester State Outstanding Freshman Female Athlete and then after her final year of eligibility she earned the Outstanding Senior Female Athlete Award at the annual Awards banquet.
In soccer, she was selected to the MASCAC All-Conference team all 4 years and finished her career with 38 career goals good for second on the Lancers all-time scoring list. She holds the Worcester State record for assists in a career (20) and points in a game (8) while ranking 2nd in four other major categories. She led the Lancers in scoring all four years as well. In 1997, she led the MASCAC in scoring with a mark of 1.88 per game.
On the basketball court, Cushing had a fine career as she finished with 484 career points and in her sophomore year ranked 3rd in the MASCAC with 4.1 assists per game. In 1999, Maura was named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
It is with great pleasure that we induct Maura Cushing into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.