Date Posted:01/28/2002,  8:00AM

Royer Earns MWBCA Player of the Week

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College women's basketball player Kristi Royer has been named Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association co-player of the week.

Royer, a junior forward from Lewiston, led the Polar Bears to victories over three teams ranked in the top ten of the New England Women's Basketball Association poll last week. In victories over Bates, Middlebury and Williams, Royer averaged 15.3 points and 9.3 rebounds, while hitting for over 55% from the field. Royer is having an outstanding season, leading Bowdoin in scoring (14.5 ppg) and rebounds (6.9 rpg). The Polar Bears are ranked first in New England and fourth in the latest national poll. Bowdoin will travel to face rivals Bates and Tufts this weekend.