NECC Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week #6

NECC Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week #6

Player of the Week  

 

Ciara McKissick (Jr., F)

Junior Ciara McKissick (Charlton, Mass.) registered her first career triple-double, as Becker prevailed over the visiting Mount Ida College on January 2. McKissick scored 12 points with 14 rebounds and ten assists. The junior also recorded two steals and a block on the defensive end. McKissick is one of only ten players in Division III Women’s Basketball to register a triple-double this season.

 

Rookie of the Week

 

Jaymesha Sanders (Fr., F), Newbury College

Freshman Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) has posted back-to-back double-doubles in 2018, scoring a career-high 24 points, with 16 boards in a comeback victory at Pine Manor on January 3. She continued her strong start to the new year with a 17-point, 12 rebound game in a 79-40 win over conference foe Elms on January 6. In the four games since December 29, Sanders has averaged 15.0 points and 9.0 rebounds.