Athlete of the Week — Rosa Graham

Athlete of the Week — Rosa Graham

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Athlete of the Week — Rosa Graham

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Name: Rosa Graham.

School: Bishop Kearney.

Resides: Irondequoit.

Class/age: Senior/17.

Sport: Basketball.

Family: Parents, Rosa and James; sister, Taina, 22; brother, George, 19.

Academics: 88 average.

Last week: Fourth-year point guard had 14 assists and 9 steals, along with 8 points during a victory over Wilson in Kearney’s regular season finale. Graham also was named the Player of the Year in the Private-Parochial League. The Kings, who won the last season’s Section V Class A1 championship, are the tournament’s No. 2 seed this year. Kearney plays No.7 Greece Athena, 7 p.m. Friday.

Rosa Graham

Rosa Graham

About me: 5-feet-5 inches tall. … Wears jersey number 3. “My sister wore No. 3 at Kearney. She had the dream of playing Division I college basketball, so I switched (from No. 1), so I can have her with me.” … Also plays with AAU basketball with City Rocks in Albany. … “We (at Kearney) got knocked out in the state championship round my sophomore year, so I’ve been dying to get a championship.” … Will play on scholarship at Monmouth University in New Jersey. … “I’m hoping to study pre-law. I would love to be a family lawyer.” … Member of Kearney’s student government. … “I’ve been stung by a jellyfish before (off the coast of Puerto Rico). I was seven.”  … Favorite athlete is Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose.

Bishop Kearney's Rosa Graham.

Bishop Kearney’s Rosa Graham.

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