Brynley Fitzgerald was selected to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District Team, district four for the 2020-21 season. She is the only member of the team selected from the Frontier Conference. District four is made up of schools from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and Canada. Players are selected for both their athletic and academic prowess.
Fitzgerald, a 5-11 junior from Dillon Mont., earned NAIA Third-Team All-American and first-team all-conference honors this season. She led the Bulldogs in scoring with 387 points (30th in the nation) averaging 16.8 points per game. She scored a career-high 37 points in a game vs. Carroll in January which was the most points scored in a single game by anyone in the conference this season. She shot 43.8 percent from the field and 37.5 percent from the 3-point range. She averaged 5.8 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.9 assists per game. She is now eligible for the prestigious CoSIDA Academic All-America Team, which will be announced May 25th.
Fitzgerald is the first woman's basketball player selected from Montana Western since Britt Cooper was selected in back-to-back seasons in 2017-18 and 18-19.