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AU women’s basketball team announces team captains for 2012-13

ALFRED, NY — Alfred University head women’s basketball coach Jay Murphy announces his team’s captains for the 2012-13 season.


Sophomore guard Harley Cleary (Rochester, NY/Our Lady of Mercy), junior forward Sarah Federico (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) and junior guard Kate Mensler (Ballston Spa, NY/Saratoga Catholic) will be captains this season.


Federico and Mensler have been letterwinners throughout their career at AU. Federico played in 25 games in 2011-12 (16 starts) and averaged 6.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. Mensler also played in all 25 games (seven starts) and averaged 2.9 points and 2.6 boards. Cleary played in 23 games as a freshman (all starts) and averaged 14.6 points and 4.1 rebounds en route to being named an Empire 8 Conference honorable mention all-star.