Holmes Tabbed GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week

Holmes Tabbed GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week

WASHINGTON – With a strong performance in a pair of American women's basketball victories last week, junior Michelle Holmes was selected as the GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week.

Holmes finished with a pair of double-doubles for the week, averaging 13.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two AU wins, while shooting 58.8 percent from the field.

In a 55-44 victory at Loyola Maryland, Holmes finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds, connecting on a career-best 6-of-9 free throw attempts.

Meanwhile, she helped lead a balanced effort in a 75-46 win over Colgate on Saturday, registering 13 points, 11 rebounds and three assists against the Raiders in just 23 minutes of action.

The Eagles, who remain in first place in the Patriot League standings, are back in action on Wednesday with a 7 p.m. contest versus Lehigh.