Montanana Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

Dec. 5, 2004

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Senior All-America candidate Anna Montañana was named the Atlantic 10's Player of the Week on Sunday, Dec. 5. The Valencia, Spain native averaged 19.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in two outings last week.

It is the second time in her career Montañana has earned the league Player of the Week honors, also garnering the award on Feb. 2, 2004.

Montañana led the Colonials to a 62-52 upset win against No. 24 Villanova at the Smith Center on Dec. 1. Against the Wildcats, she notched a season-high 19 points (two off her career high) and contributed seven rebounds. Versus Oregon on Dec. 4, Montañana was the only Colonial to score in double figures, tallying a game-high 19 points for the second straight time. She also recorded six rebounds and an assist against the Ducks to move into 11th place on GW's career rebounds list (557) and into a tie for 11th on the school's all-time assists ledger (341).

For the season, Montañana ranks seventh in the A-10 in scoring (14.6 ppg) and is second on the squad in rebounding (5.4 rpg).

The Colonials continue their road trip on Monday, Dec. 6 when they take on BYU at 7:30 p.m. (EST) at the Marriott Center in Provo, UT.



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