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Colonial of the Week - GW Women's Basketball's Caira Washington

Junior Caira Washington
Jan. 25, 2016 Name: Caira Washington
Sport: Women's Basketball
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brandywine, Md.
High School: Georgetown Day School

Caira Washington led GW to a pair of wins over UMass and George Mason this week, averaging a double-double of 16.5 points and 10.5 rebounds, along with 2.0 blocks, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game while shooting 57.7 percent (15-26) from the field. She tallied 13 points and nine rebounds in a 67-50 win over the Minutewomen on Wednesday, making 6-of-11 shots from the floor. Then on Friday, with the Colonials playing without reigning A-10 and Defensive Player of the Year Jonquel Jones, Washington stepped up with 20 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, plus two assists and two steals in GW's 82-68 win over the Patriots, shooting 54.5 percent from the field. For the season, the junior from Brandywine, Maryland, is averaging 13.9 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.

Past Colonial of the Week Winners