Women's Basketball

Tarbert Earns America East Rookie of the Week Honors

America East Release

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women's basketball's freshman forward Sara Tarbert (Delta, Pa./Kennard-Dale) earned her second America East Rookie of the Week honors of the season, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

Tarbert shot 50 percent from the floor and averaged 14.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists over three games last week.

The Delta, Pa., native started off the week by nearly notching her first collegiate triple double against Towson, scoring 19 points, pulling down nine rebounds and dishing out eight assists. Tarbert added her second double-double of the year on Friday against Rider, with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Tarbert and the Retrievers return to action on Saturday, Dec. 7, for a 2 p.m. matchup against VCU at the RAC Arena.  

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