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

Caira Washington

Feb. 10, 2014

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

Freshman Caira Washington averaged a double-double with team highs of 18.0 points and 11.5 rebounds against Duquesne and Fordham last week, and she shot a sizzling 81.0 percent (17-21) from the field. Washington scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting and pulled down 14 rebounds for her team-best seventh double-double in GW's 80-68 victory at league-leading Duquesne on Wednesday, and she added two assists against the Dukes. At Fordham on Saturday, the Brandywine, Md., native scored 14 points on 7-of-10 from the floor and grabbed nine boards. Washington is averaging 11.3 points and 8.9 rebounds while shooting 55.0 percent on the season, leading the Atlantic 10 in field goal percentage and ranking second in rebounding.

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