January 26, 2008

Gallagher Named PSAC East Freshman of the Week


BLOOMSBURG-- Bloomsburg University women's basketball player Kelsey Gallagher (East Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg South) has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Freshman of the Week for the period ending Jan. 24. It is the second straight week and fifth time this season that Gallagher has earned the honor.

In two games last week Gallagher averaged 19 points and 2.5 rebounds per game last week. In a loss to East Stroudsburg she scored 17 points with two rebounds and three assists. In a loss to Millersville she scored 21 points with three rebounds, two assists and three steals. She shot 50 percent for the week from the floor (11-22) and 45.5 percent from three-point range (5-11).

On the year Gallagher is second on the Huskies in both scoring and rebounding with marks of 15.7 and 5.2 per game. She also leads the team in three-point field goals with 37 and in assists with 3.5 per game.

Bloomsburg will host Shippensburg on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.