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Barahman Earns Ivy League Player of the Week

Roxy Barahman. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Roxy Barahman. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After scoring a career-high 31 points in the Yale women's basketball team's 84-72 win vs. Brown Saturday, junior guard Roxy Barahman (Calabasas, Calif.) has been named Ivy League Player of the Week. The league announced the award on Monday.

Barahman's big day helped Yale to its largest point total since scoring 90 in a win at Wagner Dec. 17, 2014. She also had a game-high six assists and shot 13-for-23 (.565). Defensively, she helped hold Brown guard Shayna Mehta to 13 points -- nearly five below her average coming into the game.

This is the second Ivy League Player of the Week award for Barahman, who also earned it Nov. 12. She is 20th in the nation in points per game (20.1). She is among the Ivy League's top 10 in:

  • Points per game (1st, 20.1)
  • Steals per game (t-2nd, 2.2)
  • Field goal percentage (6th, .410)
  • Assists per game (7th, 3.8)
  • Rebounds per game (10th, 6.7)

Barahman is an ecology and evolutionary biology major in Davenport College at Yale and aspires to be a doctor. She is a graduate of Oaks Christian School.

Yale (11-6, 1-1 Ivy League) hosts Harvard Friday at 6:00 p.m.

Report by Sam Rubin '95 (sam.rubin@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity