LOUDONVILLE -- Putting up the best week of her career to date, Siena women's basketball freshman Julia Hauer has been named the MAAC Rookie of the Week. Hauer, returned to the starting lineup over the weekend, helping the Saints to their first MAAC victory of the season. The award is the first weekly honor for Siena women's basketball this season.
Hauer averaged 12.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game during the week. She set a new career-high with 17 points and also grabbed five rebounds last Monday at St. Peter's. After back-to-back double-digit scoring performances, Hauer scored nine points Saturday at Canisius, but dished out five assists in Siena's 68-63 win over the Golden Griffins.
After a stretch of five games in 10 days, Siena returns to the court on Thursday at 11 a.m. with a home game against Manhattan on Siena's annual Kids Day.