Department of Athletics

Kristen Curley Named Little East Conference and New England Women’s Basketball Association Rookie of the Week

GORHAM, Maine   – University of Southern Maine Huskies' women's basketball freshman Kristen Curley(Gorham, Maine) has been named the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) and Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 31, 2017.   Repeating as a NEWBA Rookie of the Week, Curley is earning Little East Conference honors for the first time this season.  Curley is also a three-time Maine Women's Basketball Coaches' Association (MWBCA) Rookie of the Week (December 12, December 5, November 28).  This week's MWBCA award will be announced on Wednesday.

            Curley averaged 25.0 points, 6.5 rebounds. 2.0 assists, 2.5 steals and 2.0 blocked shots per game in a 2-0 week for the Huskies.  Curley shot 52.9 percent (18-for-34) from the field and 41.7 percent (5-for-12) from three-point range as Southern Maine extended its win-streak to five games, completing the month of December undefeated. READ MORE