Player of the Week
Makayla Rudder (So, G/F), Dean College
Sophomore Makayla Rudder (Springfield, Mass.) averaged a double-double of 30.0 points per game and 12.7 rebounds per game over three contests for the Bulldogs. Her top performance came in a conference win over Lesley in which she scored 48 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. She also posted double-doubles in the other two contests, including a 30 point scoring performance in a non-conference loss to Fitchburg State.
Rookie of the Week
Sydnie Drezek (Fr., G), Lesley University
Freshman Sydnie Drezek (Seymour, Conn.) led Lesley to their first conference win, scoring 35 points and pulling down 12 boards to best Bay Path, 59-54. This was Drezek’s second consecutive 30-point performance, as the rookie scored 30 points in a loss to Dean earlier in the week. She averaged 22.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.7 steals on the week.