Morrison Named NEWBA Rookie of the Week Again

BOSTON, Mass. – After another week of standout performances freshman center Kirsten Morrison (North Reading, Mass.) has been named the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.

Morrison, who also garnered Little East Conference Rookie of the Week, honors averaged 23.5 points and 14.5 rebounds per game in the Beacons 1-1 week.  From the field the 6'2" freshman was 18-for-36 (50.0%) from the field and 11-for-16 from the line (68.8%). 

Her first double-double of the week came against Southern Maine in which she put-up 25 points, while also tallying 13 rebounds.  On Saturday, she capped off the Beacons overtime win over Plymouth State with 22 points and 16 rebounds in the 75-69 victory.