Sowden Earns CAC Athlete of the Week Honors

BALTIMORE (Jan. 17, 2005) -- Junior forward/center Shane Sowden (Wilmington, Del./St. Elizabeth) of the Catholic University of America has been named Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the sport of men's basketball for his performance during the week ending Jan. 16. Sowden beat out four other nominees for the honor.

Sowden recorded a double-double of 28 points and 11 rebounds for Catholic in his team's 63-45 victory over St. Mary's, shooting 13-for-16 from the field. He had another double-double (13 points and 12 rebounds), plus he blocked four shots in the Cardinals' 69-58 triumph over Goucher.