Team of the Week
|Colton Hunt, Sr.
|G||Lindsay Karle, Jr.
|Tyler Peters, Jr.
|G||Katie Lytle, Jr.
|Tony Vails, Sr.
|G||Vashni Sharp-Moore, Sr.
|Leslie Addy, Jr.
|F||Kate McDonald, Jr.
|Gordon Lyons, So.
|F||Colleen Moriarty, Sr.
Karle's fast start against New England College last Monday ensured that the Falcons would continue their impressive start to the 2012-2013 season. She scored 18 points in the first half on 7-for-11 shooting, including four three-pointers, and Albertus Magnus improved to 7-0 with a 74-68 win over the Pilgrims. The Falcons lost their first game of the season two days later at Connecticut College, but Karle stayed hot. She scored a career-high 30 points on 11-for-19 shooting in 35 minutes.
Lytle averaged 19.3 points and 13.7 rebounds in three wins as the Garnet improved to 7-0, 4-0 in the Centennial Conference. She opened the week by scoring 12 of her 16 points in the first half of Swarthmore's 61-50 win over Widener. Then she tallied 22 points and 13 rebounds and shot 9-for-11 from the free throw line in the Garnett's 68-65 win over Washington College. She finished the week with 20 points, including the game-winning free throws with five seconds left and 16 rebounds in a 53-52 thrilling victory at Gettysburg.
The lone senior on the Centenary (La.) roster scored 26 points in 35 minutes as the Ladies picked up their first win of the season. She shot 11-for-19 in the 74-66 victory over LeTourneau. She added 18 points in Centenary's loss at NAIA LSU-Shreveport.
McDonald, who is the lone forward in Juniata's starting lineup, led the Eagles to two road victories last week. First she tallied 22 points, eight rebounds, four steals and two blocks as Juniata beat DeSales, 70-63. Then she scored 19 points in 21 minutes as the Eagles of Juniata cruised past the Eagles of Eastern 76-59.
Moriarity came up big for the Corsairs in their 3-0 week. She had 22 points and five rebounds as Mass-Dartmouth edged Brandeis 50-49. Moriarity hit the game-winning hook shot in the closing seconds. She followed that with a season-high 26 points and 13 boards in the Corsairs' 67-54 win at Salve Regina and a 15-point, nine-rebound performance in a 69-47 win over Plymouth State.
Hunt broke his own single game school scoring record by dropping 35 points on Ferrum in 36 minutes as Randolph topped the Panthers 78-59. Then he broke his record again on Saturday by scoring 36 points against Shendandoah in the Wildcats 83-51 route. He averaged nine rebounds, shot 62.5 percent from the field and 86 percent from the free throw line.
Peters helped the Thunder stay undefeated with two very different wins. On Thursday Peters scored 25 points on 10-for-13 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds as Wheaton (Ill.) thrashed Westminster (Mo.) 70-41. Then he dealt 10 assists and hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer to lift the Thunder over No. 6 Washington U., 66-64.
Vails continued his red-hot scoring streak in a pair of Cardinal wins. He scored 23 points as York (N.Y.) topped Brooklyn 66-59. Vails then tallied 25 points, including five-for-seven from three, as the Cardinals defeated William Paterson 69-66. Vails has scored 20 points in nine consecutive games.
Addy delivered his first career double-double for Bethany with 14 points and 19 rebounds as the Bisons held off Geneva 75-62 despite missing leading scorer and rebounder Nate Wilcox due to illness. Then Addy had 12 points, nine rebounds and six assists on Saturday as Bethany defeated Thiel 64-43 to take over first place in the PAC.
Lyons has been a super sub coming off the bench for the Blue Knights who went 3-0 in conference play last week. On Wednesday he scored 10 points in 25 minutes as Geneseo State handed Cortland State its first loss of the season, 70-66. Lyons' double-double (19 points, 13 rebounds) pushed Geneseo past Oneonta State 70-63 on Friday night. The next day he added 16 points and seven rebounds in a victory over New Paltz State.