Newsom Among Top in NCAA

Newsom Finishes 28th in Nation in Free-Throw Percentage

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently released the final statistical rankings for the 2008-09 season for all divisions of basketball. Saint Mary's College senior Erin Newsom was among the top 30 Division III women's basketball players in free-throw percentage at the season's end.

Newsom finished her senior season 93-of-108 from the charity stripe for an 86.1 made free-throw percentage. The average was the 28th best percentage among all Division III women's basketball players at the conclusion of the season.

To see the complete rankings, visit http://web1.ncaa.org/stats/StatsSrv/rankings?sportCode=WBB and select "Division III - Through games 03/22/2009" and click on "Through Games 03/22/2009 (Final)" for the reporting week.