Feb. 9, 2009
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross sophomore forward Andrew Keister (Galloway, N.J.) has been named the Patriot League Anaconda Player of the Week, for competition from Feb. 2-8. This marks the first time Keister has been named the Patriot League Player of the Week during his collegiate career. He also becomes the first Holy Cross player to receive the honor this season.
In the Crusaders' only game last week, a 64-50 victory at Lafayette, Keister led the team with 16 points, 11 rebounds and two steals, while posting his fourth double-double of the season. He had a perfect day shooting the ball against the Leopards, making all seven of his field goal attempts and both of his shots at the free throw line. With that performance, Keister has now led the team in scoring five times this season, while reaching double-figures in points eight times.
Overall this year, Keister has averaged 8.3 points and a team-best 6.0 rebounds per game, while hitting 59.8 percent (76 of 127) of his field goal attempts. He has been even more impressive against Patriot League opponents, averaging 12.8 points and 8.8 rebounds per contest in conference play.
Holy Cross (12-11 overall, 7-1 Patriot League) returns to action on Wednesday, Feb. 11, when it plays host to Army at 7:00 p.m.