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 Co-Rookie of the Week for the period ending Jan. 12, the CACC announced today. Lee wins or shares that award for the third time this season.
Lee, a 5-foot-9 guard/forward, earned her latest honor during a 1-1 week for the Golden Falcons. She scored a season-high 26 points with nine rebounds and three steals during a road victory over Bloomfield College on Jan. 8. Three days later, Lee recorded 12 points and 10 boards during a home loss to Chestnut Hill College, her fourth double-double of the season.
More information is available at www.caccathletics.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 an all-conference performer for Irvington High in 2018-19. For Felician this season, she has started all 13 games and is averaging 15.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals.
Lee shared this week's award with Concordia (N.Y.) College freshman guard Christina Brown.
Felician (2-11, 1-5 CACC) is guided by 12th-year head coach Steve Fagan of Howell. Lee and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Wednesday, when they host Post University at 5:30 p.m. in Job Gymnasium.
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.