FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 26, 2015

 

ALEX MOORE NAMED LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE WOMENíS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College sophomore guard Alex Moore (West Newbury, MA) was named the Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Player of the Week for her performance in helping the Anchorwomen go 3-0 and increase their current win streak to four games last week.

 

Moore began the week by tallying a then career-high 25 points, to go along with nine rebounds, six assists and four steals as the Anchorwomen topped LEC foe Western Connecticut, 70-53, on Jan. 20.

 

She followed that performance by shattering her career-high in points, scoring 35, which included a half-court three-point heave to send the game into overtime as time expired, in an 87-76 victory over Connecticut College on Jan. 22.

 

 

 

She rounded out the week by scoring 13 points and registering seven rebounds as the Anchorwomen earned a 61-59 victory over Eastern Connecticut in LEC action on Jan. 24.

 

For the season, Moore has appeared in 17 games, starting all of them. She is averaging 12.2 ppg. She has tallied 82 rebounds, 48 assists, 15 blocks and 38 steals on the year.

 

Head Coach Glenn Senecalís team is 6-11 overall and 4-3 (third place tie) in the Little East.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East Conference action at UMass Dartmouth on Thursday, Jan. 29 (5:30 p.m.).

 

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