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Laura Franceski

Laura Franceski
Class: Graduated in 2009
Number: 33
Position: Forward
Height: 6-2
Hometown: Moscow, Pa.
High School: North Pocono

Career Highlights

  • Finished her career with 218 blocks, which at the time was the second-highest total in program history
  • Had 11 games with at least five blocks
  • Posted six career double-doubles
  • Reached the 20-point mark in scoring twice

Senior Season (2008-09)

  • Named third-team America East All-Conference
  • Named the America East Conference Player of the Week on Jan. 21
  • Led the America East Conference with 2.8 blocks per game and was ninth with 6.0 rebounds per game
  • Her 78 blocks marked the second-highest, single-season mark in Binghamton program history
  • Ranked third on the Bearcat squad with 8.7 points per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring 11 times and led the team in scoring five times
  • Recorded a team-high four double doubles
  • Had six games with at least five blocks
  • Poured in a season-high 22 points, had 11 rebounds and tied both the school and conference record with eight blocks at Maine on Jan. 31
  • Turned in a 14-point, 13-rebound, two-block, two-assist performance against Albany on Jan. 10
  • Scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds against UMBC on Feb. 28

Junior Season (2007-08)

  • Appeared in all 30 games with 28 starts
  • Named the America East Conference Player of the Week on Jan. 21
  • Ranked first on the squad and second in the America East Conference with 1.90 blocks per game
  • Also ranked fourth on the team with 9.4 points per game and second with 5.3 rebounds per contest
  • Reached double figures in scoring 12 times and led the team in scoring five times
  • Posted a pair of double-doubles
  • Scored a career-high 27 points and blocked a season-best six shots at UMBC on Jan. 16
  • Turned in an 11-point, 11-rebound performance against Bucknell on Nov. 28 as well as a 12-point, 11-rebound effort against Boston on Jan. 12
  • Grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Vermont on Feb. 5
  • Member of the America East Academic Honor Roll with at least at 3.0 GPA

Sophomore Season (2006-07)

  • Appeared in all 31 games with 16 starts
  • Led the America East Conference with 1.84 blocks per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring three times
  • Led the team in rebounding four times and in blocks a team-high 20 times
  • Recorded nine games with at least three blocks
  • Scored nine points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked a season-high seven shots against Hartford on Feb. 24
  • Scored a season-high 12 points and blocked four shots against Vermont on Jan. 21
  • Member of the America East Academic Honor Roll with at least at 3.0 GPA

Freshman Season (2005-06)

  • Appeared in 28 games
  • Scored a season-high 10 points and grabbed six rebounds against Vermont on Jan. 24
  • Recorded a season-high six blocks, scored nine points and added seven rebounds against New Hampshire on Feb. 9
  • Had nine points, two blocks and season-highs with eight rebounds and two steals against Maine on Feb. 4.

Before Binghamton

  • A four-year letterwinner at North Pocono
  • A three-year Lackawanna League all-star and two time league Player of the Year
  • The Regional Player of the Year as a junior
  • A second-team Class AAA all-state selection as a junior and third-team pick as a senior
  • Led North Pocono to the league and district titles twice during her high school career and the state quarterfinals once
  • North Pocono was ranked No. 7 in the state during the 2004-05 season
  • Averaged 12.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 8.5 blocks per game as a junior
  • Averaged 12.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 5.5 blocks per game as a senior
  • A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal

  • Parents are James and Carol Franceski
  • Majored in human development

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