Chelsea Marandola Named To BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Jan. 18, 2010

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College senior guard Chelsea Marandola (Johnston, R.I.) was named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll on Monday, January 18. It marks the sixth time in her career that she has been named to the Weekly Honor Roll. Earlier this season, Marandola was named BIG EAST Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

Marandola earned weekly honors for her individual performance last week against #24/18 Georgetown and Seton Hall. She averaged 19.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game. She shot a sizzling 60.9-percent from the floor (14-23), including a 6-of-7 performance from three-point territory. She also hit all five of her free-throw attempts and remains perfect from the charity stripe during BIG EAST play (11-11). Marandola has scored in double figures in 22-consecutive games. She tallied eclipsed the 20-point plateau for the seventh time this season against #24/18 Georgetown on January 12. She hit 4-of-5 three point attempts against the Hoyas and was 7-of-11 from the field overall. She recorded 19 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals in the Friars' victory over Seton Hall on January 16. It marked the first victory over Seton Hall on the Friars' home court since 1997.

Marandola currently leads the Friars in scoring this season with 18.0 points per game. She also contributes 4.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals per contest. In 102 career games, she has tallied 1,488 points and ranks seventh all-time on Providence's career scoring list. From the guard spot, she also has hauled in 554 career rebounds.

The Friars return to action on Tuesday, January 19 against BIG EAST foe Syracuse. The game is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and will be played at Alumni Hall/Mullaney Gymnasium in Providence, R.I.

- GO FRIARS! -

 

 

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