WASHINGTON - Junior Maria Liddane was chosen as the GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week for Jan. 16-20 after leading the American University women's basketball team with a season-high 14 points against Army on Sunday, Jan. 15.
Liddane, who leads the Patriot League in assists, put up one of her best performances of the season earlier in the week during AU's win over Boston University, 73-62. She contributed a team-high seven assists during the home win while tallying nine points.
The Michigan-native averages 4.5 assists per game for the Eagles and holds one of the top percentages on the team from the free throw line at 70.5 percent off of 31-of-44 shooting.
The Eagles will return on Wednesday, Jan. 18, for an evening contest at Lafayette. For the latest on AU Women's Basketball, stay tuned to AUEagles.com and follow the team on Twitter @AU_WBasketball.