Carrero Named Albertus Female Student-Athlete of November

Photo by Ron Waite
Photo by Ron Waite

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.