NECC Women's Basketball - Athletes of the Week #8

NECC Women's Basketball - Athletes of the Week #8

Player of the Week  


Jaymesha Sanders (So., F), Newbury College

Sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) had a pair of 26-point, 13-rebound performances in two games for the Nighthawks. In an 87-84 win over Dean, Sanders scored 26 points in 25 minutes on 9-for-16 shooting. She then totaled 26 points and 13 rebounds in non-conference action at Emmanuel. On the week, Sanders averaged 26.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while shooting 53.1 percent from the field.


Rookie of the Week


Amina Wiley (Fr., F), Mitchell College    

Freshman Amina Wiley (New Rochelle, N.Y.) averaged team highs of 18.0 points, 12.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game as the Mariners posted a 2-1 mark in league actions. She recorded a double-double of 18 points and 15 rebounds to go with five steals, four assists and a pair of blocks in a win over Eastern Nazarene to start the week. After finishing with 20 points and seven boards in a loss at Becker, she turned in 16 points, 15 rebounds, three steals and two blocks in a road win over Dean. Wiley shot 64.9 percent for the week and finished at 70 percent or higher against both Becker (75.0) and Dean (70.0).