December 6, 2004

Robertson Named Ivy Player of the Week

Dec. 6, 2004

Brown senior center Holly Robertson was named the Ivy League Player of the Week after leading the Bears to a 3-0 week, including the Brown Classic Championship over the weekend. Robertson averaged 19.0 points on 23-43 shooting, 11.3 rebounds, 2.7 blocks, 2.0 steals and 2.0 assists per game on the week. She earned her second straight Tournament MVP Award as the Bears won the 13th annual Brown Classic.

Last Wednesday against in-state rival Rhode Island, the 6'5" Robertson tallied 20 points on 8-11 shooting and a career-high 15 rebounds. In the opening round of the Brown Classic against Winthrop, she posted a team-high 15 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and three steals. She followed up with a season-high 22 points, 12 rebounds, four blocks, four assists and a steal in the championship game. Her break-away lay-up and two free throws in the final 18 seconds helped seal the 69-61 victory.

Robertson was all over the offensive glass, recording 18 in the three games, two more then her defensive total. She also shot 92% from the free throw line, going 11-12. She had been shooting 61% from the line prior to this week. She leads Brown with 16.6 ppg and the Ivy League with 10.6 rpg.