Emily Savino of Western New England College named TCCC Rookie-of-the-Week

Emily Savino of Western New England College named TCCC Rookie-of-the-Week
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Western New England College freshman guard Emily Savino (Ellington, CT) was honored Monday (Jan .11) as The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) Women’s Basketball Rookie-of-the-Week.

Savino led the Golden Bears to a pair of victories (and four-game win streak) by averaging 17.5 points while shooting 58.8% from the field (10-for-17) and a perfect 100% from the foul line (11-for-11).

She opened the week with 13 points, four rebounds, and three steals in a 79-66 road victory over Lasell.

Savino netted a season high 22 points with three assists in an 82-54 win over Curry in the Golden Bears’ conference opener. She made 6-of-9 shots from the field (3-4 three-pointers) and all seven charity shots.

Savino is a Sport Management major.

Western New England College (7-3) hosts conference rival Roger Williams at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 12).