Adamopoulos Named NEWBA Rookie of the Week
Keene, N.H. - February 10, 2014 -
Springfield College's Ava Adamopoulos (Ludlow, Mass.)
has been named Rookie of the Week by the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA).
The first year has helped guide the Pride to a three-game win streak, averaging 18.5 points per game this week. Springfield has posted wins by margins of 19, 22 and 24 points over the last three games.
In a 63-41 conference win over Clark this week, the first year went off for 26 points and 12 rebounds, both career highs, in just 27 minutes. In a 69-45 win over Wellesley, Adamopoulos contributed 11 points off the bench on 5-of-7 shooting, plus six boards in 17 minutes.
Up next, the women will host Smith on Wednesday for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off in the final home game of the season.
Head Coach Naomi Graves
Entering her 23rd season as head coach in 2013-14, Naomi Graves has directed her squads to an impressive 323-261 record (.553 winning percentage). Since joining the Division III ranks in 1995, Graves has led the Pride to 12 post-season bids in the past 18 years, including five berths in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Contact Head Coach Naomi Graves
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