Team of the Week
|Brittain Purcelle, So.
|G||Ariel Smith, Sr.
|Tony Mane, Sr.
|G||Morganna Machado, Jr.
|Matt Pebole, Jr.
|F||Kathryn Berger, Sr.
|Javon Williams, Jr.
|F||Christine Slater, Sr.
|Phil Barera, Sr.
|C||Meghan Boyle, Fr.
Purcelle totaled a career-high 31 in a double overtime loss to Buffalo State. He also shot a stellar 19-of-23 from the free-throw line en route to a 24.6 points per game average for the week that included wins over Wheaton (Mass.) and Worcester State.
Mane tied his career-high with 37 points in UW-L's win vs. UW-Stout, scoring 29 points in the second half. He was 7-of-12 from three-point range and became the school's career leader in three-point field goals made (214). Mane had 20 points in the Eagles' victory over UW-Platteville.
Pebole matched his season-high with 23 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Hobart to an 86-78 victory at Rochester. He was 8-of-13 from the floor, including 3-for-3 from beyond the three-point arc. Pebole was perfect from the free throw line, connecting on all four of his attempts. The victory ended Hobart's 11-game losing streak against Rochester.
Williams began the week with a 22-point, six-rebound, five-steal, two-assist and one-block performance against Babson in a two-point loss. He then produced 12 points, eight boards, five steals and three blocks in Lasell's first win of the season, against Nichols. On Saturday, Williams scored 24, had eight rebounds, five steals and one block against Norwich, shooting 9-for-17 and 6-for-7 from the line to seal Lasell's first conference win. Williams averaged 19.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, 5 steals, and 1.6 blocks per game.
Barera helped the Bombers to a 3-0 week, including a pair of Empire 8 victories, but scoring 51 points and pulling down 14 rebounds. He shot 24-for-40 from the floor.
Smith helped Brooklyn erase an 18-point deficit in a 79-78 come-from-behind win against SUNY-Purchase, recording a double-double with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Smith avereaged 23 points, nine rebounds and 4.3 assists in a three-game week.
Machado had a career high 26 points (21 in the second half) to defeat Becker 71-63, going 5-for-8 from behind the arc and 7-for-8 from the free throw line. Morganna also had 11 points, four rebounds, four assists and a block in an 82-74 win at Rivier.
Berger recorded back-to-back double doubles with 17 points and 11 rebounds in each of the Bears' games last weekend. She shot a perfect 10-for-10 from the line and 6-for-12 from three-point range.
Slater averaged 23 points, eight rebounds and three assists last week in helping Grove City earn wins over two previously undefeated teams. She had 22 points (9-for-16 shooting) and 11 rebounds in a 74-63 win at Hiram, then recorded 24 points and five rebounds in a come-from-behind 65-63 win against Waynesburg. Slater scored 17 of her 24 points in the second half to help lead Grove City's comeback from a 32-24 halftime hole.
Boyle recorded her fifth and sixth double-doubles of the season. She scored a career-best 18 points and pulled down a career-best 16 rebounds in the win against Dickinson. She averaged 14 points and 14 rebounds, shooting 12-for-20 from the floor.