Braxton Named #AEHoops Rookie of the Week

Braxton Named #AEHoops Rookie of the Week

America East Release

Boston, Mass.-- UMBC women's basketball redshirt freshman O'lesheya Braxton (Paterson, N.J.) was named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Braxton has helped UMBC to their best start in program history at 6-1.

The New Jersey native posted career highs with 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists against Towson in a 71-62 loss last Tuesday. Braxton also recorded her first double-double and her first double digit scoring output in the loss.

The Retrievers return to the hardwood on Wednesday, Nov. 28 against American. Tip-off with the Eagles is set for 7 p.m. in Washington, D.C.