WACBA Honor Roll: Women’s Basketball Week Three (Tuesday, Dec. 5th)

WACBABy NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) & WACBA Hoops (@WACBAHoops)

WORCESTER  With the third week of college basketball in the books, it is time to unveil the initial Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) Women’s Basketball Honor Roll for the 2017-18 season, including our Player and Rookie of the Week honors.


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Women’s Player of the Week: Michaela McTomney (Fitchburg State | Sr. | Bellingham, Mass.): Averaged a double-double of 11.0 points and ten rebounds per contest as well as one block per game in three games for the Green and Gold. Collected 14 points, eight rebounds, one steal and three blocks in an 86-77 victory over Elms on Tuesday before adding six points, eight caroms and one steal in an 81-67 setback to UMass Boston on Thursday. Concluded the week with a double-double of 13 points and 14 boards to go along with two assists in a 77-76 setback to Dean on Saturday.


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Women’s Rookie of the Week: Mikaela Mitchell (Fitchburg State | Fr. | Millbury, Mass.): Averaged 15.3 points, seven rebounds, two assists and 1.3 steals per game over three contests for the Falcons. Netted 16 points, seven boards, three assists and one steal in an 86-77 win over Elms on Tuesday before adding eight points, six caroms, one assist and one steal in an 81-67 setback to UMass Boston on Thursday. Polished off the week with a game-best 22 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals in a 77-76 setback to Dean on Saturday.


Honorable Mentions

Lauren Manis (Holy Cross | Soph. | Franklin, Mass.): Manis recorded her third double-double of the season – 11th of her career – against Albany, while netting 20 points against Brown. Against the Bears, she connected on seven of 11 attempts, including both three-pointers, while recording six rebounds and two assists. On Sunday against Albany, she tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds, including 10 defensive caroms. For the week, she was 12 of 22 from the field, a perfect three-from-three beyond the arc and 11 of 15 from the charity stripe.

Amy Assad (Nichols | Jr. | Millis, Mass.): Amy Assad helped lead the Bison to a 2-1 mark this week, averaging 14.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. In a non-conference 78-44 win over Anna Maria, Assad scored 12 points and pulled in five rebounds to go with three assists and two steals in only 16 minutes of action. She followed that up with a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds in a 66-54 setback to Endicott. She wrapped up the week with her second-straight double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds in a 59-51 win over Gordon.

Britt Herring (Worcester State | Jr. | West Brookfield, Mass.): The junior center averaged 12.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.5 blocks, and one assist per game in a 1-1 week for the Lancers. She put up a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds with three blocks in the Lancers’ setback to Connecticut College earlier in the week. On Sunday, Herring recorded 11 points with nine rebounds and four blocks in the road win over Gallaudet. Overall this week, she went 11-for-16 (68.8%) from the field.

WACBAHoops Reveals First Wave of Postseason Accolades

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WORCESTER – Nichols swept the men’s major awards while Assumption, Becker, Fitchburg State and WPI took top billing for the women as the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) resumed its postseason awards program. Additionally, 12 student-athletes from each gender were tabbed All-WACBA. Voters included sports information directors or primary contacts from each of the nine NCAA schools in Worcester County, as well as three members representing the local media.

Nichols’ Marcos Echevarria was named Player of the Year while teammate DeAnte Bruton was tabbed the Rookie of the Year and head coach Tom Glynn was recognized as the Coach of the Year. WPI’s Ama Biney was unanimously selected as the Women’s Player of the Year as Fitchburg State’s Kyra Rose took home another Rookie of the Year nod. Assumption’s Kerry Phayre and Becker’s David Bostick were chosen as Co-Coaches of the Year.

Echevarria and Becker’s Samuel Durodola earned first team votes on all 12 ballots. Fitchburg State’s Jaleel Bell, Becker’s Kyle Credle, Bruton and Anna Maria’s Mike Rapoza also earned high praise from the voters. WPI bookended the second team with Ian Converse and Sean Doncaster. Joining the Engineer duo was Worcester State’s Paul Brooks, Becker’s Kareem Davis, and Holy Cross’ Malachi Alexander and Robert Champion.

Biney was the lone consensus first teamer on the women’s ballot.  She was followed by Rose, Worcester State’s Britt Herring, Clark’s Ogechi Ezemma, Holy Cross’ Lauren Manis and Becker’s Cassidy Harrison. The women’s second team was the only one to feature student from each NCAA division. DII Assumption’s Jo Impellizeri led the way as WPI’s Priscilla Dunphy, Worcester State’s Kaitlin Berkel, Becker’s Adrianna Dowdy, DI Holy Cross’ Infinti Thomas-Waheed and Anna Maria’s Deja Taitt comprised the rest of the list.

The coaches group is in the midst of voting for the next Paul N. Johnson Award winner and the inaugural Pat Oroszko Courage Award recipient.

WACBA (Worcester Area College Basketball Association) is an organization billed as “one of its kind in the country” featuring 10 colleges, 20 programs plus sports information directors and media members to foster friendships and camaraderie along with promoting the GREAT GAME OF BASKETBALL throughout the TRADITION RICH Worcester Country Area.

MAJOR AWARD WINNERS

Men’s Player of the Year

Nichols sophomore Marcos Echevarria (Lynn, Mass.)

Women’s Player of the Year

WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, Mass,)

Men’s Rookie of the Year

Nichols freshman DeAnte Bruton (New London, Conn.)

Women’s Rookie of the Year

Fitchburg State freshman Kyra Rose (Rockland, Mass.)

Men’s Coach of the Year

Tom Glynn, Nichols

Women’s Co-Coaches of the Year

Kerry Phayre, Assumption and David Bostick, Becker

ALL-WACBA TEAMS 

MEN’S FIRST

 

Name

School

Class

Hometown

1stPl

Marcos Echevarria

Nichols

So

Lynn, Mass.

7

Samuel Durodola

Becker

Jr

Rosedale, N.Y.

1

Jaleel Bell

Fitchburg St.

Sr

Dorchester, Mass.

1

Kyle Credle

Becker

Sr

Queens, N.Y.

1

DeAnte Bruton

Nichols

Fr

New London, Conn.

Mike Rapoza

Anna Maria

Fr

Charlton, Mass.

2

 

 

 

 

 

MEN’S SECOND

 

Ian Converse

WPI

Sr

Woodstock, Conn.

Paul Brooks

Worcester St.

Sr

Arlington, Mass.

Kareem Davis

Becker

So

Lowell, Mass.

Malachi Alexander

Holy Cross

Sr

Bowie, Md.

Robert Champion

Holy Cross

Sr

Charlotte, N.C.

Sean Doncaster

WPI

Sr

Medford, Mass.

 

WOMEN’S FIRST

 

Name

School

Class

Hometown

1stPl

Ama Biney

WPI

Jr

Worcester, Mass.

        9

Kyra Rose

Fitchburg St.

Fr

Rockland, Mass.

        1

Britt Herring

Worcester St.

So

W. Brookfield, Mass.

         

Ogechi Ezemma

Clark

So

Hope Valley, R.I.

        2

Lauren Manis

Holy Cross

Fr

Franklin, Mass.

       

Cassidy Harrison

Becker

Fr

Foxborough, Mass.

         

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN’S SECOND

 

Jo Impellizeri

Assumption

Sr

Seaford, N.Y.

          

Priscilla Dunphy

WPI

Sr

Barrington, R.I.

          

Kaitlyn Berkel

Worcester St.

So

Waterford, Conn.

          

Adriana Dowdy

Becker

So

East Haven, Conn.

          

I. Thomas-Waheed

Holy Cross

Jr

Newton, Mass.

          

Deja Taitt

Anna Maria

Sr

Cambia Heights, N.Y.

          

 

WACBA Honor Roll (Women’s Basketball) Week 13

Ama Biney (WPI)

Ama Biney was tabbed this week’s WACBA Women’s Player of the Week. (PHOTO CREDIT: Frank Poulin)

By WACBA Hoops (@WACBAHoops) 

WORCESTER, Mass.  Another week of college basketball is in the books, which means it is time to dish out our Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WABCA) Women’s Honor Roll, including our Player and Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Player of the Week: Ama Biney (WPI | Jr. | Worcester, Mass.): Biney wrapped up her third campaign by averaging 15.7 points and 5.7 rebound to go with 10 steals, six assists and three blocks in a 2-1 week. She totaled 18 points in each of the first two games of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament before adding 11 points in the championship against Babson. In the semifinal versus Clark, Biney amassed seven rebounds and seven steals.

Women’s Rookie of the Week: Lauren Manis (Holy Cross | Fr. | Franklin, Mass.): In a 1-1 week, the first-year forward averaged 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds, while sinking 8 of 10 freebies. Against Loyola – a 59-58 win for the Crusaders – Manis tallied a new career-best with five steals, while posting her fourth 20-point game of the season. She concluded the contest with 22 points, seven rebounds, five steals, three blocks and one assist. Against Boston University, she netted 13 points, sank a pair of free throws, while recording six caroms and two assists.

Women’s Honor Roll:

Catherine Sweeney (Worcester State | Fr. | Lowell, Mass.): The first-year guard tallied a career-high 16 points, seven rebounds, three assists and one block in the Lancers’ Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) quarterfinal setback to MCLA. Sweeney went 4-for-5 (80%) from the field and made 8-of-8 (100%) free throws to total the 16 points.

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Worcester State’s Catherine Sweeney was tabbed this week’s WACBA Women’s Rookie of the Week. (PHOTO CREDIT: Worcester State Athletics)

By WACBA Hoops (@WACBAHoops

WORCESTER, Mass.  Another week of college basketball is in the books, which means it is time to dish out our Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WABCA) Women’s Honor Roll, including our Player and Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Player of the Week: Aretha Sullivan (Clark | Sr. | Worcester, Mass.): In a 1-1 week, Sullivan averaged an impressive 22.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game. In a loss to MIT, she finished with a team-best 20 points and five boards while shooting 10-for-18 from the field. Then in a must-win over Emerson on Saturday, she pumped in a season-best 24 points on 7-for-15 shooting, including a 4-for-6 effort from three-point land. For the week, she shot a sizzling 51.5 percent from the field (17-for-33).

Women’s Rookie of the Week: Catherine Sweeney (Worcester State | Fr. | Lowell, Mass.): Sweeney averaged 10 points, eight rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 blocks in a 2-0 week for the Lancers. She picked up six points and six rebounds in the win over Fitchburg State and then marked a career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double in the 70-62 win over Bridgewater State.

Women’s Honor Roll:

Cassidy Harrison (Becker | Fr. | Foxborough, Mass.): Harrison produced a tremendous week for the Hawks, averaging 21 points, four rebounds and 1.7 steals per game over three games while shooting 40 percent from behind the arc. Harrison capped off her week scoring a career-high 30 points in Becker’s 71-59 victory over Bay Path on Saturday. In just her first season, Harrison has consistently been Becker’s leading scorer.

Shabeli Villa (Fitchburg State | Sr. | Lawrence, Mass.): Villa averaged 16 points, 3.5 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 1.5 steals per contests in two games for the Falcons. She registered a new career-high of 21 points, four rebounds and two steals in a 68-52 setback to Worcester State on Wednesday before adding 11 points, three caroms, one assist and one steal in a 64-51 setback to MCLA on Saturday.

Kyra Rose (Fitchburg State | Fr. | Rockland, Mass.): Rose averaged 12.5 points, six rebounds, four assists one steal and one block in two games for the Green and Gold. She collected ten points, five boards, five assists and two steals in a 68-52 setback to Worcester State on Wednesday before adding 15 points, seven caroms, three assists and two blocks in a 64-51 setback to MCLA on Saturday.

Tricia Byrne (Holy Cross | Jr. | Dunmore, Pa.): Byrne posted a career-high 18 points in both games this past week, while notching a new career-best in assists with nine against Lafayette. She netted a career-high four three-pointers in an 80-64 setback to Lehigh.

Lauren Manis (Holy Cross | Fr. | Franklin, Mass.): The first-year forward canned 13 of 27 baskets this past week, netting 17 points against Lafayette and 16 versus Lehigh. Against Lafayette, she pulled down nine rebounds, while finishing the contest with a pair of blocks and one swipe. She concluded the week with a trio of steals and two blocks in an 80-64 setback to Lehigh.

Ama Biney (WPI | Jr | Worcester, Mass.): Biney posted 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, six assists and five blocks in a 1-1 week. After being held to 12 points and four rebounds in the midweek loss to Springfield, Biney put up 19 points and five caroms against Wellesley Saturday.

Britt Herring (Worcester State | Soph. | W. Brookfield, Mass.): Averaged 17.5 points and nine rebounds while shooting 6-of-25 (64%) in a 2-0 week for the Lancers. Scored 12 points and picked up seven rebounds in the 68-52 win over Fitchburg State and then registered a double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds in the 70-62 win over Bridgewater State.

WACBA Honor Roll (Women’s Basketball) Week Nine

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An impressive week by Becker first-year Cassidy Harrison earned her this week’s WACBA Rookie of the Week honor. (PHOTO CREDIT: Becker College)

By WACBA Hoops (@WACBAHoops

WORCESTER, Mass.  Another week of college basketball is in the books, which means it is time to dish out our Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WABCA) Women’s Honor Roll, including our Player and Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Player of the Week: Adrianna Dowdy (Becker | Soph. | East Haven, Conn.): Dowdy had another great week for the Hawks, averaging 14 points, 10 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.7 steals per game. First, in Becker’s 68-59 win over Daniel Webster, Dowdy finished with eight points and 12 rebounds. Then, in Becker’s 58-57 come from behind win against Wheelock, Dowdy scored 19 of her 27 points in the second half with 13 rebounds while dishing out four assists and collecting two steals, and hitting a free throw at then end for the win. Finally, hosting Newbury on Saturday, Dowdy contributed seven points, five rebounds, four steals, three assists and two blocks. The three wins keep Becker in second place in the NECC standings, as they enjoy their best season since joining the conference. For her performances, Dowdy was named New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Player of the Week.

Women’s Rookie of the Week: Cassidy Harrison (Becker | Fr. | Foxborough, Mass.): Harrison continues to lead the Hawks in scoring, as she averaged 18.3 points and 2.7 steals this past week in three Becker victories. Harrison posted 21 points and three steals in Becker’s 68-59 win over Daniel Webster on Tuesday. On Thursday, she came up with 12 points in a 58-57 victory over Wheelock. Finally, in Becker’s 61-51 win over Newbury, Harrison finished with 22 points, shooting 50 percent from the floor and making all eight of her free throw attempts. For her performances, Harrison was named New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Honor Roll:

Ogechi Ezemma (Clark | So. | Hope Valley, R.I.): In a 1-1 week, Ezemma averaged 14 points, nine rebounds and 3.5 blocks. Her best effort of the week came in a 72-54 win over Wellesley where she totaled 23 points and 12 rebounds and went 7-for-7 from the free throw line.

Kyra Rose (Fitchburg State | Fr. | Rockland, Mass.): Rose averaged 20.7 points, nine rebounds, three assists, 2.7 steals and 1.7 blocks per contest in three games for the Falcons last week. She posted a double-double of 36 points and 13 rebounds as well as five assists, three steals and two blocks in a 94-89 overtime win over Dean College on Monday before adding nine points, four caroms, two assists and one steal in a 99-44 setback to Framingham State on Wednesday. Rose concluded the week by registering a double-double of 17 points and 10 caroms to go along with two assists, four steals and three blocks in a 108-55 setback to Westfield State on Saturday.

Tricia Byrne (Holy Cross | Jr. | Dunmore, Pa.): Against Navy this past week, the Dunmore, Pennsylvania native connected on 7 of 11 shots, including one trifecta, while draining a pair of free throws. She also tallied six assists, four rebounds and two blocks en route to finishing the two-point setback (73-31) with 17 points. Her 17 points were a career-best and so were the six assists, too.

Lauren Manis (Holy Cross | Fr. | Franklin, Mass.): Manis notched a new career-high of 25 points despite her team’s two-point setback to Navy. The Franklin, Massachusetts’s native drained 10 of 19 shots from the field, while connecting on four of five free throw attempts. She concluded the contest with seven caroms, two assists and two steals.

Kaitlyn Berkel (Worcester State | Soph. | Waterford , Conn.): The sophomore forward averaged 21 points and 7.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Lancers. Berkel picked up a career-high 26 points as she went 12-for-19 (63.2%) from the field, while registering eight boards, four assists, and one block in the setback to Westfield State last Wednesday. She then scored 16 points and collected seven boards and a steal in the 55-51 win over MCLA on Saturday. 

Ama Biney (WPI | Jr. | Worcester, Mass.): Biney narrowly missed a double-double with 19 points and nine rebounds in a win over city and conference rival Clark last Saturday. She also recorded four steals and an assist in 34 minutes. The triumph was the sixth in-a-row for the 17-2 Engineers.

WACBA Honor Roll (Women’s Basketball) Week Eight

Ama Biney (WPI)

Ama Biney was tabbed this week’s WACBA Women’s Player of the Week. (PHOTO CREDIT: Frank Poulin)

By WACBA Hoops (@WACBAHoops

WORCESTER, Mass.  Another week of college basketball is in the books, which means it is time to dish out our Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WABCA) Women’s Honor Roll, including our Player and Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Player of the Week: Ama Biney (WPI | Jr. | Worcester, Mass.): Biney once again paced the Engineers in a 2-0 week by narrowly averaging a double-double of 11.5 points and eight rebounds. She had a week-high of 13 points versus Springfield and posted a double-double of 10 points and 10 boards at Emerson. Biney also doled out four assists each game, while recording seven swipes against the Lions. She averaged 4.5 steals for the week.

Women’s Rookie of the Week: Lauren Manis (Holy Cross | Fr. | Franklin, Mass.): Mannis registered a pair of double-doubles – her sixth and seventh, respectively – in a 1-1 week for the Crusaders. So far this season, she has netted double-figures in 16 games – she currently is averaging 12.7 points per game with 8.3 rebounds. Against American – a one-point (61-60) win for the Crusaders – she notched a career-best 14 caroms, while netting 19 points. For the week, she tallied 34 points, pulled down 26 rebounds and registered a quartet of swipes.

Women’s Honor Roll

Ciara McKissick (Becker | Soph. | Charlton, Mass.): McKissick continued her strong play this week, finishing with 11 points and eight rebounds in a tough loss at Mitchell on Saturday.

Cassidy Harrison (Becker | Fr. | Foxborough, Mass.): Harrison, who leads Becker in scoring, finished with 12 points, eight rebounds and four steals at Mitchell on Saturday.

Kyra Rose (Fitchburg State | Fr. | Rockland, Mass.): Rose averaged 14.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.3 blocks per game in three games for the Falcons. She collected a game-best 14 points, eight boards, five assists and three steals in a 67-27 win over Green Mountain on Monday before adding seven points, eight caroms, two assists and one block in a 62-38 setback to MCLA on Wednesday. Rose ended the week with a double-double of 23 points and ten rebounds to go along with four assists, four steals and three blocks in a 76-61 win against Salem State on Saturday.

Amy Assad (Nichols | Soph. | Millis, Mass.): Assad dropped in a career-high 22 points and snared 13 rebounds in a road win at Wentworth on Saturday. She was a perfect six-of-six from the line and registered two steals.

Britt Herring (Worcester State | Soph. | W. Brookfield, Mass.): Herring averaged 13.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in a 0-2 week for the Lancers. She picked up a game-high 14 points in the setback to Bridgewater State before notching 12 rebounds in a loss to Framingham State.

WACBA Honor Roll (Women’s Basketball) Week Seven

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Fitchburg State’s Kyra Rose was tabbed this week’s WACBA Rookie of the Week. (PHOTO CREDIT: SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Ashley Green)

By WACBA Hoops (@WACBAHoops

WORCESTER, Mass.  Another week of college basketball is in the books, which means it is time to dish out our Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WABCA) Women’s Honor Roll, including our Player and Rookie of the Week.

Women’s Player of the Week: Adrianna Dowdy (Becker | Soph. | East Haven, Conn.): Dowdy has emerged as a dominant inside player in her second season for the Hawks, as she averaged 19.3 points and 9.0 rebounds for the week while shooting 51 percent from the floor. Dowdy posted a career-high 30 points with 13 rebounds last Tuesday in Becker’s 63-56 victory at Elms. She followed that up on Saturday at Bay Path, scoring 24 points (off a mere 12 shots) with 11 rebounds in a 61-41 victory. Picked to finish eighth in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) preseason poll, the Hawks of Becker are now in second place and off to their best start in conference play in program history.

Infiniti Thomas-Waheed (Holy Cross | Jr. | Newton, Mass.): In a 2-0 week for the Crusaders, Thomas-Waheed notched her second double-double of the season – third of her career – with 16 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-47 win over Lehigh. She finished the contest 5 of 15 from the field, while converting three of four free throws. Prior to her team’s win over Lehigh, she netted 20 points and pulled down nine caroms in a 67-61 win over Lafayette. For the week, she totaled 36 points, 19 rebounds, six blocks, three steals and two assists.

Women’s Rookie of the Week: Kyra Rose (Fitchburg State | Fr. | Rockland, Mass.): Rose averaged 22.5 points, ten rebounds, 4.5 assists and one steal in two games for the Green and Gold this past week. She netted a game-best 31 points, 16 rebounds and three assists in an 85-60 setback to Bridgewater State on Wednesday before adding 14 points, four caroms, six assists and two steals in a 74-62 setback to Worcester State on Saturday.

Women’s Milestone of the Week: WPI provided Coach Cherise Galasso with her 300th career win on the sidelines last Thursday as the Engineers defeated Mount Holyoke, 74-42. As noted in the game’s release, Galasso sports a 300-217 record (.580) and is 265-179 (.597) in 17 seasons on Boynton Hill.

Women’s Honor Roll:

Jo Impellizeri (Assumption | Sr. | Seaford, N.Y.): Impellizeri was dominant inside this past week, averaging 16.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game while shooting 55.0 percent from the floor in leading Assumption to a pair of victories. The senior scored 13 points with five rebounds and five assists in a 69-46 win over Saint Rose before finishing the week with 20 points, 11 rebounds and four assists in a 62-51 victory against New Haven.

Cassidy Harrison (Becker | Fr. | Foxborough, Mass.): Harrison averaged 16.7 points and 4.0 rebounds this past week while shooting 43 percent from behind the arc. Harrison totaled 14 points in the victory at Elms on Tuesday before scoring 20 points against top-seeded Regis College on Thursday. Against the Pride, she converted five-of-six attempts from beyond the arc. In Saturday’s 61-41 win at Bay Path, Harrison finished with 16 points. Harrison has emerged as Becker’s leading scorer in her rookie season and as the top scoring first-year in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC).

Lauren Manis (Holy Cross | Fr. | Franklin, Mass.): Manis netted 22 points in her team’s 65-47 win over Lehigh, which matched a career-best from earlier this season. Additionally, she poured in 12 points, while recording four rebounds, two blocks and one assist in a six-point victory over Lafayette. For the week, she converted 7 of 11 free throws, netted 34 points and registered 11 caroms.

Taylor Daniels (Nichols | Sr. | Dudley, Mass.): Daniels averaged a double-double with 11.5 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game in two games last week. She scored 11 points and pulled down 15 boards against Eastern Nazarene on Wednesday before tallying 12 points and seven boards at Endicott on Saturday. She also averaged 3.5 steals per game and 2.5 assists per game.

Kaitlyn Berkel (Worcester State | Soph. | Waterford, Conn.): The sophomore forward averaged 11 points and seven rebounds per game in a 1-2 week for the Lancers. She scored five points in the setback to UMass Dartmouth, and then midway through the week registered her third double-double of the season against the No. 1 Tufts with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Berkel concluded the week with 14 points and eight rebounds in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win over Fitchburg State. Berkel shot 40.7% from the field, and 50% from beyond the arc in the week.

Priscilla Dunphy (WPI | Sr. | Barrington, R.I.): Dunphy shot 61.1 percent from the field in a 2-0 week for WPI. She led the Engineers with 16 points against Emerson and added 12 points in Coach Galasso’s 300th career win Thursday at Mount Holyoke.