Simmons Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Sarina Simmons

Nov. 21, 2011

MILWAUKEE - Junior Sarina Simmons was named to the BIG EAST honor roll the league announced Monday. Simmons averaged 19.0 points and 11.3 rebounds over three games, which included a pair of 20-point performances, in a 2-1 week for the Golden Eagles.

Simmons recorded a career-high 23 points in MU's 54-52 win over Wisconsin and followed that performance up with a 22-point and nine-rebound effort against Georgia Tech. Simmons scored MU's final four points against the Badgers on a runner in the lane with 46 seconds remaining and two free throws with five seconds left on the clock to seal the win.

In MU's season-opening win over Mississippi Valley State, Simmons registered a career-high and Marquette Al McGuire Center record 19 rebounds. She added 12 points against the Devilettes for her first double-double of the season.

The Golden Eagles travel to St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. for the 2011 Paradise Jam where they will play Washington State, Prairie View A&M and Michigan Nov. 24-26.




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