Holly Robertson '05 Paves Her Way Into Italian Professional League

Nov. 11, 2005

Providence, RI - 2005 Brown graduate and women's basketball standout Holly Robertson '05 has continued her career on the court, currently playing in the Italian Professional League with the likes of superstar Sheryl Swoopes. The 6-5 Robertson led Brown in scoring last season and was named the Rhode Island Division I Player of the Year. Robertson is a starting center in the 16-team league.

Robertson earned First Team All-Ivy recognition as a senior in 2004-05. Robertson tied for the league lead in double-doubles with nine and was just two points or two rebounds shy of recording nine other double-doubles on the season. She scored 15 or more points in 17 games and scored more than 20 points in five games.

She ranked second in the Ivy League with 1.9 blocks per outing and recorded 1.4 steals per game as well in 2004-05. In a 66-65 win over Rhode Island, she pulled in a career-high 15 rebounds. Robertson was named the MVP of the Binghamton Time Warner Classic and the Brown Classic, leading the Bears to both titles. As a junior in 2003-04, she was selected to the All-Ivy Second Team.