Former Lady Rams’ Star Mary Gedaka Is Big East “Rookie of the Week”
Former Gloucester Catholic basketball star Mary Gedaka, who has collected 60 points and 34 rebounds to spark Villanova’s recent five-game win streak, has been selected Big East Conference “Rookie of the Week” for the week ending January 21.
Gedaka, daughter of GC coach Lisa Gedaka, averaged 14.7 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per contest in helping the Wildcats to a 3-0 week.
Her best performance of the week came at Butler on Friday, January 20, when she recorded her first career double-double with a career-high 20 points and a career-best 10 rebounds to go with four assists, two steals and a block. She scored four of the 20 points in overtime to help Villanova rally from a 22 point deficit to win the game.
In a victory at Xavier, Gedaka scored a game-high 18 points on 9-of-14 shooting. She also added eight rebounds (six offensive) and two assists.