February 26, 2007

Bloomsburg's Boone Named PSAC East Rookie of the Week

Nicole Boone
Nicole Boone

BLOOMSBURG - Bloomsburg University women's basketball player Nicole Boone (Mountain Top/Crestwood) was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Rookie of the Week for the period ending February 25th.

In a 1-1 week for the Huskies, Boone was a valuable part of the offense. She averaged eight points, six assists and 3.5 rebounds for Bloomsburg. Her best performance of the week came in the Huskies' 72-69 upset of Mansfield, where she tallied 10 points and notched a career-high eight assists.

Boone, a freshman, averaged 5.8 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game and had a team-leading 65 assists this season. She was also third on team with 22 steals.

This is the second time in her career that Boone has been honored by the PSAC. She was previously named Rookie of the Week for the period ending December 20, 2006.

Bloomsburg ended the 2006-07 season with a 7-20 overall record and a 3-9 record in the PSAC East.