Colonial of the Week – GW Women’s Basketball’s Lauren Chase
Graduate Point Guard Led Colonials to 3-0 Week
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Year: Grad Student
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Riverdale Baptist
Lauren Chase led the Colonials to a 3-0 week with 9.3 points and 8.0 assists per game while boasting a 1.7 assist-to-turnover ratio. After opening the week with nine points, seven assists and six rebounds in GW’s 70-57 win at Illinois last Monday, the point guard dished out a career-high 12 assists while committing just one turnover in GW’s 82-51 rout of Hartford on Wednesday. Chase then finished the week with 16 points on an efficient 7-for-8 from the floor to go with five assists as GW downed Saint Joseph’s on the road in Sunday’s A-10 opener. For the season, the grad student from nearby Bowie, Maryland, is averaging 8.6 points per game and ranks third in the Atlantic 10 with 5.6 assists per game.