Former Women's Basketball Players Succeeding Overseas
Feb. 12, 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
Ceyhan Bld is 2-0 in its last two games, beating Botas and Canik Bld by 16 points and 6 points, respectively ... Swords led the way against Botas, leading the team with 16 points and eight rebounds ... Played only 11 minutes against Canik Bld, but scored eight points and grabbed a rebound during that time ... Leads the team with 16.7 points per game and is second on the team in rebounds, pulling down 8.4 per game.
Stefanie Murphy, SBK Samorin, Slovkia
Murphy's team is 1-2 in its last three games, losing to Uni Gyor 76-70 and UNIQA Euroleasing Sopron 96-74, and beating Work Force DKSK Miskolc 96-74 on Feb. 6 ... Scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Samorin's Feb. 3 game to Uni Gyor ... Murphy is averaging about 20 points through the beginning of her time on Samorin, as well as nearly 11 rebounds per game.
Aja Parham, Cadi ICG Software, Spain
Led the team in points and pulled down eight rebounds in a Feb. 2 loss to Rivas Ecopolis (68-51) ... Scored 17 points and grabbed three rebeounds in the following week's 89-79 win over Caja Rural ... Parham was one of four players in the Feb. 9 game to score in double figures ... Parham is second on the team in points per game, averaging 10.5, as well as third on the team in minutes and rebounds, with 27.1 and 4.1, respectively.
Kathrin Ress, Lucca, Italy
Ress' new team is 2-0 in its last two games, beating Chieti 94-48 and Umbertide 66-44 one week later... Shot 5-for-5 and was one of five players in double figures vs. Chieti, scoring 13 points and pulling down two rebounds ... Scored four points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Feb. 10 game vs. Umbertide ... Through five games with Lucca, Ress is averaging 7.2 points and 3.2 reounds.
Brooke Queenan, Partizan, Serbia
Partizan won its most recent game against Mladi Krajisnik by a score of 78-59 with the help of Queenan's four rebounds, two assists, and seven points ... Is second on the team in points and rebounds per game with 10.5 and 4.9, respectively.