Women's Basketball Players Find Success Overseas
March 21, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
There are six former Boston College women's basketball players playing professionally overseas this season. Former Eagles center Carolyn Swords did not play overseas this season due to an injury.
Kerri Shields - Ulster Rockets - Ireland
Averaging 17.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists ... Shooting 54 percent from the floor and 44.4 percent from the three-point line ... Has scored a season-high 34 points ... Had a season high 14 rebounds on Nov. 24 vs. TM Hotel Cork ... Hit a career-high nine three-pointers on 9-for-12 shooting on Feb. 23.
Stefanie Murphy - MBK Ruzomberok - Slovakia
Averaging 14.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in Euro Cup competition ... Shooting 54.9 percent from the floor and 735 percent from the free throw line ... Season-high 21 points and nine rebounds vs. Walloon 3T in Euro Cup action ... Has three games in which she grabbed nine rebounds and has scored in double-figures in 7-of-8 games ... In Middle Euro League competition she is averaging 13.8 points and 9.5 rebounds in 19 games ... Has scored a season-high 29 points vs. Rucon on Dec. 21 ... Had 19 points and six rebounds vs. Cegledi EKK on Feb. 1 .. Has four double-doubles.
Beth Egnell - Norrkoping - Sweden
Averaging 16.2 points and 8.3 rebounds in eight Euro Cup games ... Averaging 15.6 and 8 rebounds in the Swedish League ... On March 19, she had 17 points and seven rebounds vs. Umea.
Kathrin Ress - Schio - Italy
Averaging 6.1 points and 6.1 rebounds and shooting 44.2 percent from the field in 18 games ... In Euro League play she is averaging 5.1 points and 5.8 rebounds ... Had a season-high 12 points and 16 rebounds vs. Kayseri.
Aja Parham - Cardi - Spain
In 19 games she is averaging 11 points and 5. 2 rebounds ... Shooting 44.4 percent from the floor and 78.5 percent from the foul line ... She had a season-high 19 points vs. Gran Canaria on March 15 ... Had 19 vs. Rivas Ecopolis on Feb. 25 ... Had a double-double vs. Gran Canaria on Dec. 7 with 11 points, 10 rebounds and added five assists.
Brooke Queenan - Bnot Hertzeliya - Israel
The team is in sixth place ... Had 22 points on Feb. 3 ... Averaging 12.5 points and 5.6 rebounds ... Shooting 51.1 percent from the floor and 82.1 percent from the free throw line.