New Rochelle Daily Voice: College of New Rochelle's Brandon Earns National Honor
12/17/2012 

New Rochelle Daily Voice: College of New Rochelle's Brandon Earns National Honor

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Freshman Jasmine Brandon came to the College of New Rochelle wanting to be a basketball starter, and she's done that and more.

The Association of Division III Independent Schools has just named Brandon its Student-Athlete of the Month for November.

Brandon, who averaged 14.2 points and 10 rebounds a game in November and is leading the team with 15.6 points and 10.4 rebounds a game on the season, said she was pleased to receive the award.

“My mom has been hard on me when it comes to my academics,” Brandon said. “She has always told me that my schoolwork and grades come first. She said that I could break a bone or get hurt, but I will always have my education to fall back on.

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