RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University freshman Briana Lee (Jersey City, N.J./Irvington) has been selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the period ending Nov. 17, the CACC announced today.
Lee, a 5-foot-9 guard/forward, averaged 15.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.3 steals during Felician's season-opening stretch of three games in four days last week. She debuted with 15 points, 11 rebounds and four steals during a 76-71 home win over Mercy College on Nov. 14. Lee was then the Golden Falcons' only double-figure scorer in each of a pair of neutral-site losses over the weekend.
More information is available at https://www.cacc.athletics.org.
Lee began her scholastic career at METS Charter School in Jersey City, scoring more than 1,000 points over three seasons. She went on to become all-conference performer for Irvington High in 2018-19.
Also on Monday, Felician men's basketball senior guard Zamir Wright (Newark, N.J./University) was chosen for that sport's CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
The Felician women (1-2, 0-0 CACC) are guided by 12th-year head coach Steve Fagan of Howell. Lee and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Thursday, when they travel to Pleasantville, N.Y., for a 7 p.m. tip against Pace University.
Felician University engages more than 2,400 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, and Education. Universal Franciscan values of respect, social justice, and compassion form an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow's leaders. Felician University was ranked 3rd-best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey in 2018 by the PayScale.com College ROI Report and is ranked the No. 1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu.