Infiniti Thomas Waheed with Head Coach Bill Gibbons
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Infiniti Thomas Waheed with Head Coach Bill Gibbons

Infiniti Thomas-Waheed Receives Samantha Vellaccio Award

Holy Cross Athletics   05-09-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Senior guard Infiniti Thomas-Waheed, a member of the Holy Cross women’s basketball team, is the 2017-2018 recipient of the Samantha Vellaccio Award. Since 2000, The Vellaccio Award has been presented annually by the Holy Cross Varsity Club to the women’s basketball player who best exemplifies the mission of Holy Cross on and off the court.

Thomas-Waheed ranked second in the Patriot League for scoring with 16.1 points per game. She also averaged 5.8 rebounds per game and 1.7 steals per game while shooting 39.2% (176 of 449) from the field. Thomas-Waheed ranked fifth in the Patriot League for steals per game, and eighth in field goal percentage. She led Holy Cross in scoring 10 times on the season and posted 20 or more points in six contests while adding three double-doubles.

Thomas-Waheed was named Second Team All-Patriot League, marking her second all-conference selection in her career. She was previously named Second Team All-Patriot League and to the Patriot League All-Defensive Team in 2015-2016. She finished her career with 1,345 points to rank 14th all-time in school history. Thomas-Waheed became the 33rd player in program history to score 1,000 career points in December.


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