FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 26, 2012

 

VANDELL ANDRADE NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Freshman forward Vandell Andrade (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Rookie of the Week for her performance in a 2-0 week for the Anchorwomen.

 

Andrade averaged 10.5 points and 6.0 rebounds per game to help Rhode Island College post victories over Bridgewater State and Worcester State this past week. The freshman was efficient from the floor, connecting on 53.8 percent (7-for-13) of her attempts. In just 19 minutes of action, Andrade scored nine points and pulled in six rebounds against the Bears. Five days later, she led the Anchorwomen in the scoring column with 12 points, while finishing second in rebounds with six, against the Lancers.

 

 

 Freshman forward Vandell Andrade

 

For the season, she has played in four games, starting all of them. Andrade is averaging 9.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.0 steals per game.

 

Head Coach Kara Williamsonís team is 3-1 overall. Rhode Island College will host Emmanuel in a rematch of last seasonís NCAA Div. III Womenís Basketball Tournament Second Round matchup on Thursday, Nov. 29 (5:30 p.m.).

 

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