Player of the Week
Rene Hudson (Jr., G), New England College
Junior Rene Hudson (Gallatin, Tenn.) led the Pilgrims to a 2-0 record in league play, facing two of the top teams in the league, and bringing the Pilgrims into a tie for first-place in the standings. Hudson had a near triple-double at Mitchell, scoring 22 points with 10 assists and eight rebounds, to secure the two-point win over the Mariners. The junior then scored a team-high 15 points with seven rebounds, as NEC defeated first-place Becker by 25 points.
Rookie of the Week
Amina Wiley (Fr., F), Mitchell College
Freshman Amina Wiley (New Rochelle, N.Y.) averaged team highs of 19.5 points and 13.0 rebounds per game last week for the Mariners. She finished with 18 points, eight rebounds and four steals in a NECC showdown against New England College. She then recorded a double-double of 21 points and a season-high 18 boards in a non-conference contest against Western Connecticut State University.