Checking In With Our Grads Overseas
March 26, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - 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
Swords, who has started every game, helped lead Ceyhan Bld's to a 30-point rout of Samsun on March 16. She scored 16 points, had nine rebounds and four assists in 15 minutes of action ... Scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds in an 88-79 loss to Keyseri on March 23 ... Leads Ceyhan Bld in points per game (16.8 ppg.) and field goal percentage (68.2%) ... Her 8.3 rebounds per game is second on the team ... Ceyhan Bld's next and final regular season game is March 31 vs. Edremit.
Stefanie Murphy, SBK Samorin, Slovkia
In the quarterfinals of the Slovakian Extraliga playoffs, Samorin beat Petrzalka in two games to move into the semi-finals of the tournament ... Samorin won 95-57 on March 20 and Murphy had 26 points. In the second game on Sunday, March 26, Murphy missed one shot in the game and finished with a team-high 28 points in a 95-64 victory.
Aja Parham, Cadi ICG Software, Spain
Cadi ICG has won its last two games vs. UNB Obenasa and Burgos ... On March 16 vs. UNB Obenasa Parham scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds during 27 minutes of play in Cadi ICG's 64-58 win ... Scored eight points and grabbed a rebound in the team's 72-67 win over Burgos ... Ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.3 points per game over 26.3 minutes per game of playing time ... Third on the team in rebounds per game, averaging 4.2 and second on the team in field goal percentage, shooting 52.5 percent on the season ... Cadi ICG's next game is March 29 vs. Conquero.
Kathrin Ress, Lucca, Italy
Ress played 29 minutes in Lucca's 69-32 win over Orvieto on March 17 ... Scored eight points and pulled down 11 rebounds, leading the team on the boards for the first time since joining her new team in January ... Had one assist in the win ... Averaging 7.1 points and 4.6 rebounds in the eight games she has played with Lucca ... Shooting 51.1 percent on 23-of-45 shooting, ranking her first in field goal percentage to this point ... Lucca will play its next game on March 28 vs. Taranto.
Brooke Queenan, Partizan, Serbia
Partizan is currently playing in the Serbian League playoffs, and has so far continued its winning ways ... In its two-game semi-final with Crvena Zvezda, Partizan won handedly, beating them 89-63 on March 20 and 95-73 on March 23 to advance to March 26's Serbian League final ... In the two-game series, Queenan averaged 7.5 points and 3.0 rebounds 14.5 minutes of play ... Averaged 10.9 points over the course of the season, ranking her second on the team ... Pulled down an average of 4.6 rebounds per game and played 21.8 minutes per game ... Partizan will play Radivoj Korac on March 26 for the Serbian League final.