NECC Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week #2

NECC Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week #2

Player of the Week  


Jaymesha Sanders (So., F), Newbury College

Sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) scored 26 points to go with 13 rebounds in the Nighthawks lone game of the week, a 58-45 win at UMaine Farmington. Sanders shot 9-for-17 from the field, including 4-of-6 from behind the arc. The four triples are a career-high.   


Rookie of the Week


Makayla Rudder (Fr., G/F), Dean College   

Freshman Makayla Rudder (Springfield, Mass.) averaged 17.7 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.7 steals in the first three collegiate games of her career. She opened the season with 19 points and 15 rebounds in a loss to Smith. She then totaled 21 points and eight rebounds against Emerson College, and followed that up with 13 points and seven boards against Keuka. For the week, she shot 48.8 percent from the field.