Artemis Spanou named to NEC Mount Rushmore


Artemis Spanou was named to the NEC’s Mount Rushmore team. Photo Credit: Ahmad Aljuryyed/RMU Sentry Media

Colby Sherwin

Yesterday, former women’s basketball player Artemis Spanou was named to the Northeast Conference’s 40th anniversary Mount Rushmore team. Spanou was rewarded after her four incredible seasons as a Colonial.

During Spanou’s time with the Colonials, she led them to the NCAA tournament in 2014 and two NEC regular-season titles in 2010 and 2014. Spanou was with the Colonials from 2010-2014, racking up NEC Player of the Year twice as well as being named 2014 NEC Tournament MVP. She was also was a 4x time All-NEC honoree, and NEC career leader with 1,563 rebounds and 86 double-doubles.

Spanou was named to the team alongside Vanessa Blair (Mount St. Mary’s), Amanda Pope (Sacred Heart) and Jess Zinobile (Saint Francis).

Spanou was one of the best Colonials to ever play, here time at RMU was legendary. To learn more about her and her experience at Robert Morris, check out this feature done by Colonial Sports Network on her.