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Benzan Earns Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week Honors

Benzan Earns Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week Honors

Freshman Katie Benzan was excellent for Harvard in wins over Brown and Yale this past weekend. (Nick Pacino)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –
Freshman guard Katie Benzan earned Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week honors, the conference announced today (Feb. 13). Benzan had two great all-around games in wins against Brown (69-59) and Yale (76-56) this past weekend, as Harvard moved to 18-3 (6-2 Ivy League) on the season.

Benzan scored 19 points with six assists, five rebounds, and three steals in the 69-59 win over Brown on Saturday night. Against Yale, Benzan notched her first double-double of the season, recording 19 points, a career-high 10 assists, and three steals.

She shot 50 percent (11-for-22) in both games combined, including a 7-for-13 mark (53.8%) from three-point range. Benzan was 9-of-9 from the free throw line and is now shooting 94.4% (51-for-54) from the line on the season.

Harvard sits at 18-3 overall (6-2 Ivy League) and will head to Columbia and Cornell this weekend. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS