Athletics News

Colonial Of The Week

March 2, 2009

Colonial Of The Week Damian Hollis
Sport: Men's Basketball
Pos.: Forward
Cl.: Junior
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
HS: J.P. Taravella

Hollis averaged 18.3 points and 12.3 rebounds while shooting 59.2 percent (16-for-27) from the field in GW's three games last week. The 6-8 junior forward from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, scored 15 points and grabbed eight boards on Feb. 22 in the Colonials' 71-53 loss at then-No. 16/17 Xavier and poured in his career-high 25 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as GW edged Charlotte, 92-88, in overtime on Feb. 25 at Smith Center. Saturday at Richmond, he scored 15 points and added a career-high 16 rebounds in the Colonials' 66-57 victory over the Spiders. It marked his second double-double of the season and the seventh of his career. Hollis was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Co-Player of the Week for his efforts.

Hollis' stats for the week: 3 games, 55 points on 16-27 FGs (.593), 4-8 3FGs (.500), 19-21 FTs (.905), 37 rebounds (8 offensive, 29 defensive), seven assists, five blocks and five steals in 111 total minutes.