Adach and Burud earn NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll accolades

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College women's basketball senior Nicole Adach (Schenectady, N.Y./Mohonasen) and first-year Makenzie Burud (Red Hook, N.Y./Coleman Catholic) were named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Adach averaged 23.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals last week. She added 3.5 offensive rebounds per game while shooting 61.5 percent (16-for-26) from the field and 93.3 percent (14-of-15) on free throws. Against Molloy College on Saturday, Adach had a career-high 27 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals during an 89-48 win. In the contest, she hit 10-of-18 from the field and shot a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw stripe. During a 73-67 overtime loss to the University of Bridgeport on Sunday, Adach collected 20 points, shooting 6-for-8 from the floor and 7-for-8 on free throws. She also controlled seven rebounds, including five on the offensive glass. With her team down two points, Adach hit two free throws with 12.2 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime.

Burud averaged 14.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists while shooting 62.5 percent (10-for-16) last week. In her college debut versus Molloy, Burud contributed 17 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. She went 6-for-11 from the field, 5-for-8 from the free throw line, and seven of her boards were on the offensive end. Against Bridgeport, Burud notched 12 points and four boards. She hit 4-of-5 field goals and converted 3-of-4 free throw attempts. Her 17 points against Molloy were the most by a Saint Michael's first-year in her college debut since all-time leading scorer Amy Molina '93 had 18 on Nov. 18, 1989. Burud was also the initial first-year to post a double-double in her debut since Logan Pintka '11 on Nov. 17, 2007.

The Purple Knights stand 1-1 overall and play their NE-10 opener at home against Southern New Hampshire University this evening at 5:30 p.m.