December 30, 2013

Alexander Named Patriot League Rookie Of The Week

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross freshman forward Malachi Alexander (Bowie, Md.) has been named the Patriot League Anaconda Rookie of the Week, for competition from Dec. 23-29. This marks the third time this season Alexander has received Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors.

In Holy Cross' only game last week, an 88-66 loss at Michigan, Alexander scored eight points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds. Through 12 games played this season, he now ranks third on the team in scoring (9.9 points per game) and second in rebounding (4.8 rebounds per game). Alexander has also made 75.0 percent (42 of 56) of his free throw attempts on the year.

Holy Cross (6-6 overall) returns to action on Thursday, Jan. 2, when it travels to Boston University for its Patriot League opener at 7:00 p.m.