Lauren Manis Named ckSmithSuperior Crusader of the Week

Holy Cross Athletics   12-31-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Junior forward Lauren Manis has been named the ckSmithSuperior Crusader of the Week, for competition from December 19-30. Manis helped lead the Holy Cross women’s basketball team to a perfect 2-0 record during that span.

In the 61-53 victory over Manhattan on Dec. 19, Manis posted her ninth double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Then in the 81-62 win at Bryant on Dec. 30, she led the team with 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Over the course of the two games, Manis totaled 33 points, 18 rebounds and six assists.

Overall this season, Manis is averaging 21.6 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. During her collegiate career, she has now totaled 1,178 points, 635 rebounds, 112 steals, 112 assists and 82 blocks.

The Crusaders (8-3 overall) return to action on Thursday, Jan. 3, when they play host to Colgate in their Patriot League opener at 6:05 p.m.

As the calendar year ends, we ask you to help Holy Cross Athletics maintain its forward momentum by supporting the Crusader Athletics Fund. To make your gift, visit or call (877) 433-1843. To transfer stock electronically, please contact Joanne Ludwig at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney at (617) 946-5115. Please notify the Office of Advancement of your pending transaction by calling 508-793-2423 or email

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