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 and select "Division III - Through games 03/22/2009" and click on "Through Games 03/22/2009 (Final)" for the reporting week.