Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 25 points against Pacific.

Here’s the release from UConn regarding UConn Huskies women’s basketball player Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis being named Big East Freshman of the Week.

STORRS, Conn. – Freshman forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis earned her first BIG EAST weekly accolade of her career as she was tabbed the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week in the opening week as announced by the conference office on Monday.

Mosqueda-Lewis, chosen as the 2011-12 BIG EAST Preseason Freshman of the Year, earns this award after leading the Huskies to a 112-53 victory over Pacific on Tuesday, November 15. Mosqueda-Lewis tallied her first double figure performance in only her second game in a Husky uniform with a team-high 25 points in 25 minutes. In addition to her 25 points, Mosqueda-Lewis also led Connecticut in rebounds pulling down seven. She has averaged 16 points and seven rebounds per game in the first two contests.

Skylar Diggins was named as the first 2011-12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the BIG EAST after averaging 21 points per game in four games for Notre Dame .

The Huskies return to the court tonight as No. 4 UConn welcomes No. 5 Stanford for a 7:30 p.m. battle which will be aired on ESPNU.

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