Women's Basketball

@ndwbb

Jan. 19, 1998

Riley Tabbed BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for Second Straight Week

Riley photo
Ruth Riley

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame freshman RUTH RILEY (Roann, Ind.) has been named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the second straight week. The 6-5 center earned the honor a week ago.

Riley averaged 22.5 ppg. and 11.5 rpg. in a 1-1 week for the Irish who are 11-5 overall and 5-3 in the BIG EAST. In an 86-78 win over West Virginia, she had career-highs of 27 points and 12 rebounds. She hit 11-of-14 shots from the field against the Mountaineers, connecting on her first 10 attempts from the field. In a 78-76 loss at Boston College, Riley posted her fourth consecutive double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

She leads the team in rebounding (6.2 rpg.), is fourth in scoring (8.7 ppg.) and leads the team in blocks (2.5 blkspg.)

Event Calendar

Delta

There are no upcoming events.

Shop Now

Medifast

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries

Canon

St. Joseph Health System Medifast Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka