Player of the Week
Adrianna Dowdy, (Sr., F), Becker College
Senior Adrianna Dowdy (East Haven, Conn.) averaged 25.5 points per game, with 13.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.5 assists in a 1-1 week for the Hawks. The senior started the week with a 25-point, eight rebound performance in a narrow loss to New England College. She then exploded for 26 points and 18 rebounds in Becker’s 48-45 victory over Elms College.
Rookie of the Week
Makayla Rudder (Fr., G/F), Dean College
Freshman Makayla Rudder (Springfield, Mass.) helped the Bulldogs to a 2-1 week, averaging 19.3 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists. She posted two double-doubles on the week, starting with a 16 point and 11 rebound performance in a loss to conference foe Eastern Nazarene. She followed that up with a 20-point, 10 rebound showing in a non-league road win over Johnson & Wales. Rudder then ended the week with 22 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals in a win over Lesley.