Team of the Week
|Vinny DeLucia, Fr.
|G||Devin Beasley, So.
|DaQuan Brooks, Sr.
|G||Sarah Seipp, Fr.
|Kyle Schleigh, So.
|F||Paige Jensen, Jr.
|Ray Askew, Sr.
|F||Jenn Escobido, So.
|Mike Callaghan, Jr.
|C||Kassie Robinson, Sr.
DeLucia averaged 26.5 points per game for Mass-Boston. He shot 52.9% from the field (18-for-34) and 9-for-18 from three-point range, while going 8-for-12 from the line. He scored a career-high 29 points on 10-of-16 shooting against Southern Maine, which included six three-pointers. He also added four assists and two steals to his line in 34 minutes. He added a game-high 24 points at Plymouth State on 8-of-18 shooting, including three three-pointers. He recorded four more assists.
Brooks had yet another week to remember, with 42.5 points per game in a 2-0 week. He hit on 43.4 percent (26-for-60) of his attempts from the field to score at least 37 points in each conference contest. On Feb. 7, Brooks poured in a career-high 48 points, including five three-pointers, to guide the Colonials past the Warriors. He handed out the game-winning assist as time expired in overtime to give Western a key conference victory. Four days later, Brooks struggled from beyond the arc but finished with 37 points and four rebounds to help the Colonials edge the Owls in overtime. He registered 21 points over the final 25 minutes.
Schleigh averaged 26.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as he led the Comets to a pair of ASC East wins and the program's fourth consecutive division title. The ASC East Freshman of the Year last season, Schleigh has helped the Comets to a 10-0 mark against ASC East teams. In a 94-65 blowout of Louisiana College, Schleigh scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the first half, hitting 5-of-5 three-pointers in the half.
Askew led the Falcons with 83 points in the 2-0 week as Albertus Magnus improved to 22-1. He scored a career-high 52 to lead the Falcons in a come-from-behind 76-73 win at Lasell. His 52 and 10 rebounds on Saturday marked his 10th double-double of the season, while it was the eighth game of 30 or more points this season. Askew had a 31-point and seven-rebound performance at Trinity (Conn.) on Feb. 7 in non-league action as well. On the week, he shot 47.3 percent from the floor and 69.9 percent from the charity stripe.
Callaghan averaged 20.0 points, 11.5 rebounds, and three assists per game during a 2-0 road weekend to close out the NESCAC schedule. He made 15 of 33 attempts from the floor (.455) was 9-for-11 from the line. At Bowdoin, Callaghan posted career-highs in points and rebounds, scoring 25 and grabbing 15 boards in a 74-61 win. The next afternoon at Colby, Callaghan netted 15 points, pulled down eight rebounds, and dished the ball four times in a 76-70 decision that gave Wesleyan a program record for wins with its 19th.
Beasley helped lead the Saints to a 2-0 record on the road, averaging 17.0 points, 3.0 rebounds per game in only 21.0 minutes per game. She recorded nine assists against just two turnovers. In a win at Westminster (Pa.) she had a career-high 18 points, pulled down five rebounds, while dishing out six assists and recording two steals. In the win at against Waynesburg she had 16 points, two assists and a steal in only 15 minutes.
Seipp has scored double figures in 15 consecutive games, including 23 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Marlins. She tied her collegiate high with 27 points at Eastern Mennonite as VWC pinned the first home court loss in 14 games on the regionally ranked Royals. She shot 14-for-30 from the floor, 7-for-17 from beyond the arc and 11-for-13 from the line.
Jensen scored a season-high 24 points, going 10-for-13 to help the Boxers to a season-best 53 percent from the field in an 82-70 loss to Whitman. Jensen followed with her sixth double-double of the season, with 22 points, 15 rebounds with four assists and four steals, leading the Boxers in all four categories in a 78-70 win against Whitworth.
Escobido led Ithaca to two lopsided wins, recording a pair of double-doubles while playing just 58 total minutes. Friday's 21 points were a career-high and Saturday's 20 points and 15 rebounds were both one short of her career-best totals. Escobido helped the Bombers record their 13th 20-win season (including nine times in 13 years) and hold opponents under 40 points for the ninth time this season.
Robinson averaged 21 points, 10.5 rebounds and three blocked shots in a 2-0 week for UW-La Crosse. She shot 14-for-28 from the floor and 14-for-22 from the foul line.