November 26, 2007

Briana McFadden Named Crusader Of The Week

Nov. 26, 2007

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore guard Briana McFadden (Wheaton, Md.) has been named the GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week, for competition from November 19-25. McFadden averaged 17.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game, as the Holy Cross women's basketball team finished as the runner-up at the Long Island University Turkey Classic.

In Friday afternoon's victory over Albany in the opening round, McFadden scored a career-high 28 points and pulled down four rebounds. She hit nine of 13 shots from the field, including six out of seven attempts from three-point range. In Saturday's loss to Long Island in the tournament championship game, McFadden had seven points and three rebounds.

Through six games played this season, McFadden is now averaging 14.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per contest, while shooting 48.1 percent (13 of 27) from three-point range.

The Crusaders (3-3 overall) return to action on Tuesday, November 27, when they play host to Buffalo in an 7:00 p.m. game at the Hart Center.