RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University sophomore Bionca Chambers (Bronx, N.Y./New Milford [N.J.]) has been selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 27, the CACC announced today. Chambers wins the award for the first time in her career.
Chambers, a 5-foot-7 guard, scored 34 points, the most by a Felician female in five years, during the Golden Falcons' 89-85 CACC victory at Post University on Jan. 22. During that contest, she tied a school record by making six three-point field goals. In total, she was 10 for 21 from distance and averaged 26.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 3.0 blocks and 2.0 steals in her team's 1-1 week.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/wbkb/2018-19/releases/128POW.
Chambers has played in 15 games for Felician this season, starting nine. In 23.5 minutes per game, she is averaging a team-high 13.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2.2 assists. She is a 2017 graduate of New Milford High School, and relocated to her birth city of Bronx, N.Y., last summer.
Also on Monday, Felician men's basketball senior forward Rahsaan Williams (Brooklyn, N.Y./Chelsea CTE) was named to that sport's CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician women's basketball (5-11, 5-4 CACC) is guided by 11th-year head coach Steve Fagan of Howell. Chambers and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Wednesday, when they host Nyack College in a CACC matchup in Rutherford at 5:30 p.m.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,400 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.