By WACBA Hoops (@WACBHoops)
Women’s Player of the Week: Ama Biney (WPI | Jr. | Worcester, Mass.): Biney averaged 21 points, six rebounds and 2.7 steals per game in a 3-0 week for the Engineers. She dropped a career-high 28 points on RPI Saturday and followed up with 16 points Sunday against Johnson & Wales en route to WPI Thanksgiving Classic MVP honors. Earlier in the week, Biney added 19 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals in just 19 minutes against Nichols.
Women’s Rookie of the Week: Cassidy Harrison (Becker | Fr. | Foxborough, Mass.): Harrison almost led one of the most improbable comeback’s in Becker women’s basketball history, scoring 16 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter at MCLA on Tuesday night before Becker finally succumbed, 56-47. The freshman shot 55 percent from the floor and 41 percent from behind the arc. She also recorded five steals. For the season, Harrison is leading the team with 14.3 points per game.
Women’s Honor Roll:
Katelynn Rizzuto (Fitchburg St. | Soph. | West Boylston, Mass.): Rizzuto posted a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds to go along with three assists, four steals and two blocks in an 81-75 setback to UMass Boston on Tuesday.
Kyra Rose (Fitchburg St. | Fr. | Rockland, Mass.): Rose registered a game-best 32 points, nine rebounds, one assist, three steals and one block in an 81-75 setback to UMass Boston on Tuesday.
Infiniti Thomas-Waheed (Holy Cross | Jr. | Newton, Mass.): Thomas-Waheed connected on 32 percent shooting and 60 percent from beyond the arc in a pair of setbacks this past week against Dartmouth and Yale. Against the Big Green, Thomas-Waheed tallied 16 points, six rebounds, a trio of steals and two blocks in a 53-49 setback to Dartmouth. A few days later against the Bulldogs, she netted 15 points, including a trio of three-pointers and snatched nine caroms.
Britt Herring (Worcester St. | Soph. | W. Brookfield, Mass.): The sophomore center led the Lancers to a 1-1 week by averaging 12.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game. Herring went four-for-seven from the field and registered a game-high four blocks in the Lancers’ 64-39 setback to Western New England. She then concluded the week with her first double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds, helping her team to a 61-52 non-conference victory over Wellesley.