Team of the Week
|Corey Chandler, Jr.
|G||Kayla Waskow, Sr.
|Zack Barragan, Jr.
|G||Jenn Shinall, Sr.
|Chris Astorga, Jr.
|F||Elisabeth Potts, Sr.
|Jared Suderley, So.
|F||April Smith, Sr.
|Andy Grzesiak-Grimm, Sr.
|C||Alexandra Blair, Sr.
Chandler averaged 27.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 3.5 steals in two wins. He had game highs of 28 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and three steals during a 69-67 victory against Rutgers-Newark, and he scored 16 of his game-high 26 points during the second half of a 67-56 win at Kean, adding four assists and four steals. The wins kept the Pioneers in first place in the NJAC North Division standings.
Barragan scored 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting, including 7-of-9 from three-point range, in the Storm's 68-64 win over Buena Vista on Jan. 11. He became Simpson's all-time leader in three-point shooting, eclipsing the total of 171 set by Jason Parkinson from 2003 to 2007.
Astorga has scored in double figures in each of his last 11 games, hitting 20-plus points in the last two, helping VWC to extend its winning streak to 13 in a row. He averaged 21.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in wins against Randolph and Roanoke, shooting 8-for-12 from three-point range.
Suderley averaged 27 points and 10.5 rebounds as the Hawks split two conference games over the weekend. Against Ithaca, he scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 73-71 loss. He also made 11 of 12 free throws. The next day against Utica, he scored 33 points on 13-for-19 shooting including 4-for-5 from three-point range. He also grabbed nine rebounds.
Grzesiak-Grimm claimed two double-doubles in two Augsburg wins during the past week, while shooting 65.2 percent from the field. In a 57-55 win at St. Olaf, he led the Auggies in both scoring (16) and rebounding (12). In a 65-61 win at St. Mary's, he claimed his third straight double-double and fifth of the season with a season-high 21 points and 10 rebounds. He went 15-for-23 from the field and 7-for-9 from the line.
Waskow averaged 23 points and 10.5 rebounds while shooting 71.4 percent from the field as Coe posted a pair of conference victories during the week. She scored 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting, pulled down one rebound, and had five assists in an 82-67 victory at Luther on Jan. 11, then broke Coe's single-game rebounds record with a 28-point, 20-rebound performance in an 85-67 win over Buena Vista on Jan. 14. Against the Beavers, Waskow made 12 of 17 shots from the field while also picking up three assists, two steals, and one blocked shot.
Shinall averaged 21.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 2.0 steals per game during the Camels' 2-0 weekend. She connected on 11 of her 24 shots, hitting 9-of-14 from long range, and made 12-of-17 free throw attempts. After posting 13 points and grabbing nine rebounds in a 72-59 victory over Middlebury, Shinall exploded for a career-high 30 points during an 81-72 victory over Williams, as she made 6-of-8 from three-point range and 10-of-12 from the foul line.
Potts recorded the second double-double of her carer in a key conference win against Millikin with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Her 18-point effort against North Central included four three-pointers helping Wheaton tie the school's single-game record for three-pointers (14) in the win. She shot 7-for-12 from three-point range for the week.
Smith averaged 25.0 points and 14.0 rebounds in two contests. She posted 16 points, two assists, a pair of steals and a game-best 12 rebounds during a 59-54 win against Rutgers-Newark on Jan. 11, and scored a career-high 34 points, adding 16 rebounds and three blocks for her 12th double-double of the season Jan. 14 at Kean. She shot 20-for-31 from the floor and 10-for-11 from the line.
Blair averaged a double-double as the Greyhounds went 2-1, winning both conference games. She had a high of 20 points in a non-conference, two-point loss to Eastern. She brought down a high of 17 rebounds against Merchant Marine to go with 12 points for her fifth double-double of the season and 12th of her career. On the week, she averaged 16.7 points, 10.3 boards and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 61-percent from the field for the week. She shot 22-for-36 from the floor.