January 2, 2012

Hannah Passafuime Earns Ivy League Co-Player of the Week Honors

Providence, RI- Senior co-captain Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) was named the Ivy League's co-Player of the Week after helping the Brown women's basketball team to a 2-0 week with wins over Dominican (CA) and San Jose State as the Bears won their fifth consecutive game of the season.

In the two games, Passafuime averaged a double-double with 13.5 points and 10.5 rebounds as the squad improved to 8-4 on the year. She led the team in scoring against Dominican with 17 points on Dec. 29, while also adding six rebounds, two assists and a steal in Brown's 66-45 win.

Against San Jose State on Dec. 31, Passafuime pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds while adding 10 points for Brown. She also handed out three assists and had five steals to help the Bears to a 61-47 victory.

She is second on the team in scoring with 13.6 points per game and is rebounding with 5.4. The Bears are back in action this Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the University of Rhode Island.