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

Caira Washington
Caira Washington

Dec. 17, 2013

Name: Caira Washington
Sport: Women's Basketball
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Brandywine, Md.
High School: Georgetown Day School

Caira Washington led GW with 15.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game and shot 66.7 percent (12-of-18) from the floor as the Colonials picked up a pair of wins last week. Washington posted her second double-double of the season in GW's 56-50 win over Loyola on Monday, tallying career highs of 15 points and 13 rebounds to go with three blocks and three steals. The freshman from Brandywine, Md., followed that performance with another 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting in the Colonials' 75-60 victory over Morgan State on Saturday, adding six rebounds against the Lady Bears. For the season, Washington - who was also named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week for her efforts - leads GW with 7.9 rebounds per game and is second on the team in scoring with 10.4 points per contest.

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