Briana McFadden Named AT&T Crusader Of The Week

Jan. 5, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior guard Briana McFadden (Wheaton, Md.) has been named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from December 29-January 4. McFadden averaged 18.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game last week and hit 28 of 32 free throw attempts (87.5 percent), as the Holy Cross women's basketball team posted a 2-1 record.

During Monday's 74-53 loss at St. Joseph's, McFadden led the Crusaders with 15 points, four rebounds and three assists. She then totaled 22 points and eight rebounds in Friday night's 68-63 victory over Maine. McFadden closed out the week with 18 points and seven rebounds in Sunday's 57-45 win at Dartmouth.

Overall this season, McFadden is averaging 16.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. She has scored 963 points over the course of her Holy Cross career, needing just 37 more points to become the 25th 1,000-point scorer in school history.

The Crusaders, who currently stand 4-10 overall, return to action on Wednesday, Jan. 7, when they play host to Bryant at 7:00 p.m.