FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 8, 2008

 

STEPHANIE CORO NAMED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

 

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College freshman guard Stephanie Coro (North Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.

 

 

 Freshman Guard Stephanie Coro

 

Coro helped Rhode Island College even its overall record with a 3-0 mark this past week. She averaged 19 points and 1.7 steals per game. Coro scored at least 18 points in each of her three games, netting a season-high 20 points at Johnson & Wales on Dec. 4, while pumping in 19 points in just 19 minutes in the Anchorwomen's win at UMass Boston two days later. She jump-started Rhode Island College’s three-game win streak with an 18-point performance at Connecticut College on Dec. 2.

 

She has played in eight games, starting three of them. Coro is averaging 15.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 2.0 steals per game.

 

Head Coach Marcus Reilly’s team is 4-4 overall and 1-0 in the Little East Conference. In upcoming action, RIC will play at Wellesley on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.

 

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