February 19, 2007

Briana McFadden Named Crusader Of The Week

Feb. 19, 2007

WORCESTER, Mass. - Freshman guard Briana McFadden (Wheaton, Md.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from February 12-18. Last week, McFadden averaged 14.0 points and 4.5 assists per game, while leading the Holy Cross women's basketball team to a pair of victories over Navy (85-80) and American (61-54).

During Tuesday's win at Navy, McFadden totaled 15 points, seven assists, three rebounds and two steals, while hitting four of eight shots from the floor and seven of eight attempts at the foul line. She also had a strong game in Saturday's victory over American, recording 13 points, two assists and two rebounds.

In 27 games played this season, McFadden is averaging 9.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, while making 78.2 percent of her free throw attempts (61 of 78) and 33.1 percent of her shots from three-point range (43 of 130).

The Crusaders (11-16 overall, 6-6 Patriot League) return to action on Tuesday, Feb. 20, when they play host to Colgate in their final home game of the season at 7:00 p.m.