Boothe Earns Sixth A-10 Honor


CINCINNATI--- Xavier freshman Tara Boothe earned her sixth Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honor in seven weeks on Sunday morning.

Boothe, a graduate of Highlands High School, averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds as Xavier split a pair of games last week.

Last Sunday, Boothe had 14 points and seven rebounds in Xavier?s 70-57 loss at George Washington. On Friday, Boothe had 10 points and 13 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the year as Xavier downed Massachusetts 77-65.

Boothe, who was named an honorable mention ?Freshman of Impact? by before this season, leads all A-10 freshmen with an averages of 15.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.

The six Rookie of the Week citations for Boothe make her just the fifth player in Atlantic 10 history to win the honor that many times.

Boothe and the 12-5 Xavier women?s basketball team will host Rhode Island today at 2 p.m. at the Cintas Center.