RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University freshman Bionca Chambers (New Milford, N.J./New Milford) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball Co-Rookie of the Week for the period ending Feb. 18, the CACC announced on Monday.
Chambers, a 5-foot-7 guard, averaged 16.7 points and 3.0 steals in a 2-1 week for Felician. She scored a season-high 22 points in a road victory over Dominican (N.Y.) College on Feb. 15, making two steals in the final minute to secure the 57-55 win.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/wbkb/2017-18/releases/219POW.
Chambers has played in 21 games for Felician this season, starting 11. She is averaging 9.2 points and 4.0 rebounds. She is a 2017 graduate of New Milford High.
Chambers is the second Golden Falcon to be named CACC Rookie of the Week this season, joining Sophia Guerrier (Waltham, Mass./Waltham). She shared this week's award with Cassie Sebold of Chestnut Hill College.
Also on Monday, Felician men's basketball junior swingman Terrell Spaulding (Paterson, N.J./Eastside) was named to that sport's CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician women's basketball (9-15, 7-10 CACC) is guided by 10th-year head coach Steve Fagan. Chambers and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Wednesday, when they host Bloomfield College at 5:30 p.m. 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 2,400 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.