Department of Athletics

Freshman Kristen Curley Earns MWBCA Rookie of the Week Honors for the Fifth Time

GORHAM, Maine   –  Freshman guard Kristen Curley (Gorham, Maine) of the University of Southern Maine Huskies' women's basketball team has been named Maine Women's Basketball Coaches' Association (MWBCA) Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season.  Recently named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week, the Huskies' 5-9 guard has earned numerous weekly accolades from the MWBCA, New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) and LEC in her debut intercollegiate season.

Joining Curley, Southern Maine senior guard Emily Nicholson (Quispamsis, New Brunswick/Kennebecasis) earned a spot on the MWBCA Weekly honor roll for the third time this season.  Nominated for Player of the Week honors, Nicholson averaged 19 points per game, scoring a career-high 22 points at Husson.  Nicholson drained nine three-pointers over the course of two games, shooting a solid 9-for-17 from long range.  She added 5.0 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game during the week. READ MORE