RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University freshman Sophia Guerrier (Waltham, Mass./Waltham) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the period ending Jan. 28, the CACC announced today. Guerrier is the first Felician women's basketball student-athlete to collect a CACC weekly award this season.
Guerrier, a 5-foot-4 guard, averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 4.5 steals as Felician split a pair of games last week. She totaled a season-high 18 points, five rebounds, three assists and four steals in an 86-58 CACC road victory over Wilmington (Del.) University on Saturday. She combined to shoot 50 percent from the field (10 for 20) for the week.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/wbkb/2017-18/releases/129POW.
Guerrier has played in 13 games for Felician this season, starting four. She leads the Golden Falcons with 10.5 points per game, and her steals average of 3.15 tops the CACC. She is a 2017 graduate of Waltham (Mass.) High.
Cassie Sebold of Chestnut Hill College had won the CACC Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week Award following each of the previous five weeks.
Also on Monday, Felician junior forward Kameron Stone (Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Spellman) was named to the CACC's Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician (6-12, 4-7 CACC) is guided by 10th-year head coach Steve Fagan. Guerrier, Stone and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Tuesday, when they host Dominican (N.Y.) College in a 5:30 p.m. CACC tilt in Rutherford.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,000 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.