FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

January 28, 2008

 

 

 

Sarah Coughlin Named Little East
Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

 

 

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College senior guard Sarah Coughlin North Attleboro, MA) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her performance in two games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coughlin averaged 12.5 points and 8.0 assists per game to lead Rhode Island College to a 2-0 mark. She recorded her first career double-double at UMass Boston on Jan. 26, scoring 10 points and dishing out 11 assists. Her 11-assist effort against the Beacons established a personal career best, while also ranking third in Anchorwomen history. Earlier in the week, Coughlin scored 15 points against UMass Dartmouth. She shot 56.25 percent from the field (9-16) and pulled in 11 total rebounds.

 

 

For the season, she has played in 16 games, starting all of them. She is averaging 8.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.6 steals per game.

 

Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 9-7 overall and 3-4 in the Little East Conference. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Western Connecticut on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m.

 

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