PhilaU’s Connolly, Wooding Garner CACC Weeklies

Philadelphia, PA- Two Philadelphia University basketball players, men’s guard Jim Connolly and women’s forward Christine Wooding earned Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) ‘Honorable Mention’ nods this week.

Connolly, a sophomore, had a season-high 24 points in a 74-71 win over Chestnut Hill.  In that contest, he also grabbed five boards and handed out three assists.  He is averaging a team-high 16 ppg, along with boasting a 93% free-throw line.

Wooding, a junior, recorded 18 points, seven rebounds and three steals in a 66-57 win over CHC, the Ram’s only contest of the week.  She is averaging 14.5ppg and an 83% free-throw percentage-best among starters. 

Both teams are in exam finals this week, and will next play on Sunday (12/19) at home vs. Wilmington University at 1 p.m. (women) and 3 p.m. (men) at the Gallagher Athletic Center.

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