FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 10, 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. It is the second time this season she has received this honor.

 

Andrade averaged 10.5 points and 13.0 rebounds per game to power Rhode Island College to wins over Salve Regina on Dec. 4 and Eastern Connecticut on Dec. 8. She registered a double-double in the win over the Seahawks, scoring 12 points and hauling in 13 boards. Four days later, Andrade recorded nine points and collected 13 boards in the Little East victory over the Warriors.

 

 

 

For the season, she has played in eight games, starting all of them. Andrade is averaging 9.5 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals per game.

 

Head Coach Kara Williamsonís team is 6-2 overall and 2-0 (first place tie) in the Little East. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will face Div. I University of Rhode Island on Sunday 6 (2 p.m.).

 

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