Brown’s Lindsay Nickel Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week

Providence, RI- Brown University freshman Lindsay Nickel was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week are helping the women's basketball team to its first Ivy League win of the 2009-10 season with a 60-56 victory against Yale last Friday night. 

Nickel had a big game for the Bears on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center, as she played 39 minutes during Brown's first Ivy League contest.  Nickel netted 11 points, grabbed two rebounds and had a steal and an assist in the win, as the Bears improved to 4-11 overall are 1-0 in the Ancient Eight. 

Nickel, who ranks ninth overall in the Ivy League in three-point field goals made (21), made two treys in the game against Yale, is shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc.  She is third on the team in scoring with nearly seven points-per-game and is adding 2.8 rebounds per game. 

The Bears are back in action this Friday night at 7:00 p.m. when the squad travels to New Haven to end the home-and-home series with Yale.