Graduate student Callie Cavanaugh of the Fairfield University women’s basketball team was named to the Metropolitan Basketball Writers’ Association’s 2023 “All-Met” Third Team on Tuesday, April 25.

A press release from the MBWA website made public the three teams for women’s Division I basketball. The association covers teams from all over the Tri-State area spanning Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.

According to a press release on Fairfield’s official athletics website, Cavanaugh started all 30 games for her team this year, and averaged a team-high 16 points per game.

On the third team, she is joined by fellow Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference competitor Kate Mager of Iona University. Also on the team are Alyssa Fisher from St. Francis College (Brooklyn), Sabria Hunter of the United States Military Academy-West Point, Kaylene Smikle from Rutgers University, and finally, Annie Warren, a Stony Brook University player. 

“Making the All-Met team is another addition to her resume that is well deserved and exemplifies her domination in this region of the country. We are so proud of her and the legacy she has left at Fairfield,” head coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis stated in the press release. 

On March 6, 2023, the Massachusetts native was also named to the All-MAAC First Team. According to her player profile on, she was a member of the All-MAAC Third Team in the 2021-22 season, and was part of the MAAC All-Academic Team in all four of her years as a Stag. 

She led her team to a record of 15-15 on the season, according to the team’s official schedule.

The MBWA also unveiled their women’s basketball Division I player of the year, rookie of the year, and coach of the year.

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