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Date Posted:04/06/2006,  11:30AM

NEWBA Announces Postseason Honors


BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College women's basketball players Justine Pouravelis (Old Orchard Beach, Maine), Eileen Flaherty (Fairfield, Conn.) and Jill Anelauskas (Medfield, Mass.) have all been honored by the New England Women's Basketball Coaches Association in postseason awards announced by the organization. In addition, Pouravelis has been chosen to play in the NEWBA Senior All-Star Game slated for Sunday, April 9 at Babson College. Tip-off will be 1 p.m.

Flaherty, Bowdoin's leading scorer and a first-team All-American, was a first-team All-New England choice, while Pouravelis grabbed a second-team nod. Anelauskas collected a prestigous honor, being named the New England Rookie of the Year by the coaches.

The Polar Bears finished their season with a record of 27-3, reaching the 'Elite 8' of the NCAA Division III Tournament for the fifth straight year.

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