Avery

LaBarbera

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Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Harrison, N.Y.
High School: Harrison

Bio

Career Honors:

  • 2018-2019 Patriot League Rookie of the Year
  • 2018-2019 Third Team All-Patriot League
  • 2018-2019 Patriot League All-Rookie Team
  • 2018-2019 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (11/19, 11/26, 12/31, 3/4)
  • 2018-2019 Worcester-Area College Basketball Association Rookie of the Year

2018-2019 (Freshman):

  • Named 2018-2019 Patriot League Rookie of the Year.
  • Named to 2018-2019 All-Patriot League third team and All-Rookie Team.
  • Four-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week, most selections of any player in the conference (11/19, 11/26, 12/31, 3/4).
  • Started 30 games and appeared in all of the Crusaders’ 31 contests.
  • Averaged 11.3 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game.
  • Recorded 80 assists and tallied a team-high 40 steals.
  • Shot 87.9 percent from the foul line.
  • Recorded 18 points in collegiate debut vs. Rider while shooting 8-for-8 from the foul line.
  • Achieved career highs of 30 points and nine assists against Brown while going 7-for-7 at the free-throw line (11/18).
  • Added a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds against Hofstra (12/5).
  • Tallied 17 points vs. Colgate (1/3).
  • Recorded 23 points in Turnpike Trophy victory over BU (1/19).
  • Added 22 points and eight assists at Colgate (3/2).
  • Chipped in 22 points and seven rebounds against Lehigh (3/6).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Played five varsity seasons at Harrison under head coach Louis Kail.
  • Led the team as a captain in her junior and senior seasons, helping the program win its first league title in 2017-2018.
  • Earned all-league honors all four years, all-section three-straight years and Second Team All-State honors as a junior.
  • Holds the school records for career points (1,457), single season points (421) and single game points (40).
  • Earned High Honors as a sophomore and a senior.
  • Also competed with Empire State Basketball Club under head coach Nick Volchok, where she helped lead the team to a national title in 2013.

Personal: 

  • Daughter of Danny and Lisa LaBarbera. 
  • Has one brother (Tyler) and one sister (Emma). 
  • Majoring in education.
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Women's Basketball vs. Bucknell Highlights (2/23/2019)