Women’s Basketball Felicia Barron Named Co-NEC Player of the Week

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HAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac women's basketball senior guard Felicia Barron (Springfield, Mass.) was named Co-Northeast Conference Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday, November 12. Barron lead the Bobcats with 23 points and five steals in Quinnipiac's season opener.

Barron was the consistent force down the stretch for the Bobcats. In the first half alone, she tallied 10 points and four steals against JMU, before turning it on in the second half.  Tied with 15:52 to go in regulation, Barron was able extend the lead with back-to-back shots that brought her to the line advancing the Bobcats, 34-39, a lead that the Dukes were unable to catch.

The Bobcats will continue their season this week on the road against the University of Massachusetts on Friday, November 16, at 7 p.m. at the Mullins Center in Amherst, Mass.  The Bobcats will then host their home opener the following weekend, Saturday, November 24 at the TD Bank Sports Center against University of Rhode Island at 2 p.m. 

Fans interested in purchasing tickets for Quinnipiac basketball games can call the QU Ticket Office at 203-582-3905, visit the official website of Quinnipiac athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com or make a trip to the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office.

Quinnipiac fans should refer to the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for any schedule changes as well as the latest news, scores and highlights. The 2012-13 Women's Basketball Schedule will also be available for download atwww.QuinnipiacBobcats.com for all mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, as well as all desktop computers.

Contact: Bethany Buckholz; bethany.buckholz@quinnipiac.edu