Egwu Named ACC Rookie of the Week

November 23, 2009

Virginia freshman center Simone Egwu has been named the ACC Rookie of the Week for the first time in her career.

This past week, Egwu averaged 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds for the Cavaliers. She scored a career high 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a win over USC Upstate on November 18th. She then followed up that performance with 10 points and six rebounds in a loss to Tennessee on November 22nd.

Egwu and the Cavaliers return to action Thursday when they open up play in the Junkanoo Jam against Indiana. Tipoff is set for 2:15 from Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.

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