Jan. 29, 2013
The Boston College women's basketball program has five former players currently overseas. Check in every week for updates on Carolyn Swords '11, Stefanie Murphy '11, Aja Parham '06, Brooke Queenan '06 and Kathrin Ress '07.
Carolyn Swords, Ceyhan Bld, Turkey
Following the holidays, Swords' team is 2-3, beating Samsun and Edremit on December 26 and January 12, respectively ... Has averaged 18.4 points and 8.6 rebounds over the last five games ... Is leading the team in points and rebounds per game, averaging 17.3 points and 8.9 rebounds throughout the course of the Turkish league season ... Ceyhan Bld's next game will take place on February 2 vs. Botas.
Stefanie Murphy, SBK Samorin, Slovakia
Murphy moved to Slovakia following the holiday break, and was signed by SBK Samorin, a Hungary-A division team ... Samorin has lost its last two games on January 12 and January 26 vs. Good Angels and UNIQA Eurol, respectively ... Murphy scored 26 points in her most recent game, and Samorin will play again on Feburary 3 vs. UNI Gyor.
Aja Parham, Cadi ICG Software, Spain
Since the two week holiday break, Cadi ICG has gone 3-0, beating Conquero on January 5, Gran Canaria on January 12, and Bembibire on January 19 ... Averaged 15.3 points and 4.6 through those three wins ... Is third on the team in points and rebounds per game, with 10.5 and 3.8, respectively. Cadi ICG's next game will be February 2 vs. Rivas Ecopolis.
Kathrin Ress, Lucca, Italy
Ress joined a new team in the same league following the holiday break and has joined Lucca, an old rivial of her Faenza team ... Since joining Lucca, Ress had played limited minutes, but the team has won two of three games ... On January 20 vs. Calgliari, Ress scored 9 points in 21 minutes of play and pulled down four rebounds ... Lucca's next game will be February 3 vs. Chieti.
Brooke Queenan, Partizan, Serbia
Queenan and her Serbian team have won four of four since returning from the holiday break, beating Vokvodina, Athlete Celje, Radivoj Korac, and PEAC-PECS ... Queenan scored 14 points vs. Radivoj Korac and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Athlete Celje ... She is second on her team overall this season in rebounds per game with 4.9, and second on her team in points with 10.8 ... Partizan will face Mladi Krajisnik on Feburary 9.