If you are wondering why you don’t see Hannah Friend on the tennis courts this time of year you should look at the Sports Section. Hannah was the Times Union Athlete of the week in basketball.
As she talked about her team’s huge road victory Tuesday night, Holy Names sophomore forward Hannah Friend stated opponents should never mistake her skinny frame for a lack of strength.
Facing a difficult task against Watervliet’s senior player Lashana Tolliver, the versatile 6-foot Friend delivered 24 points — including a pair of 3-pointers — to go along with eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks as Holy Names beat the Cannoneers 56-48.
For her efforts, Friend has been named the Times Union‘s Athlete of the Week for the period Dec. 17-22.