Army Athletic Association 'Athlete of the Week'
Week ending 12/9/01-- Katie Macfarlane - Women's Basketball
Dec. 10, 2001
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Army women's basketball top player Katie Macfarlane was
named Patriot League "Player of the Week" for the week ending Dec. 9 announced
today by the league office. Macfarlane also was earned Army Athletic Association
"Player of the Week" honors today after a career performances on the hardwood.
Averaging 22.5 ppg. and 15.0 rpg. in two games last week, the Clarence, N.Y. native
improved her career scoring mark by one point to 27 in the 65-63 overtime loss to
Albany on Dec. 5. On Saturday Macfarlane set another personal best when she dished
out six assists as Army snapped a four game losing streak with a 69-65 victory over
Princeton. With 17 boards, Macfarlane was one rebound shy of her career mark in
the Princeton game.
A sophomore forward, Macfarane had 27 points and 14 boards against Albany and 18
points and 16 rebounds against Princeton to notched her sixth and seventh
double-doubles of the season. The mark ties her career high of seven double-doubles
in one season set during her plebe year.
The teams leading scorer and rebounder, Macfarlene is averaging 17.2 ppg. and 11.8
rpg. In all games this season, Macfarlane has led the team in rebounding and sits atop
of the Patriot League standings (as of the Dec. 10 release). In fourth place in the
league in scoring, Macfarlane has led all Black Knight scorers in five out of eight
contests this season.
Macfarlane's previous scoring high was set in the first game of the season on Nov. 16
against Davidson at 26 points. Her career mark in rebounding was set in the Columbia
game on Nov. 20 at 17 boards. Macfarlane career best in assists was four and came
against Navy on Mar. 2, 2001.
This is the second time this season that Macfarlane has earned league top weekly
honors. Macfarlane was also named Patriot League "Player of the Week" on Nov. 26.
The Black Knights will next play St. Francis (N.Y.) tomorrow, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at
Chrislt Arena in West Point, N.Y. The game will be final contest before the