Lauren Manis Named Patriot League Rookie Of The Week

Holy Cross Athletics   01-16-2017

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross women’s basketball freshman forward Lauren Manis has been named The Rock Patriot League Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league on Monday. This is the second weekly honor for Manis this season.

Manis helped lead the Crusaders to a pair of Patriot League wins over Lafayette and Lehigh this past week. In the Lafayette game, Manis tallied 12 points and added four rebounds as Holy Cross defeated the Leopards 67-61. Manis led Holy Cross with 22 points to tie her career-high in scoring in the 65-47 victory over Lehigh while grabbing seven rebounds.

For the season, Manis currently ranks seventh in the Patriot League with 6.8 rebounds per game, and sixth in the league with 13.8 points per game. She has scored in double digits 14 times this season, and has led the Crusaders in scoring six times.

Holy Cross returns to action this Wednesday, Jan. 16, as the Crusaders host Army West Point at the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex.

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