Senior Lianna Carrero (Hamden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team has been named the month of November Female Student-Athlete of the Month.
In the Falcons' first three contests of the 2013-14 season, Carrero averaged 27.7 points, 32.7 minutes and 3.3 rebounds per game. In the team's season-opener on Nov. 19 against Becker College, Carrero scored a (then) season-high 34 points on 56.5% shooting.
In an overtime thriller, an 84-80 loss to UMass-Boston on Nov. 23, Carrero shot 50% from the floor, including a 62.5% showing from behind the arc, as she finished with 33 points. In a loss to Wesleyan, she scored 16 points and shot 46.5% from the field.
She was named the GNAC Player of the Week on Nov. 25.
The Falcons are currently 2-3 on the year and will play three more home contests (Dec. 7, 9, 16) before the Christmas holiday.