Team of the Week

Scoutware The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll, in its 20th season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

Men Pos. Women
Michael Gutierrez, So.
Macalester College
G Haley Kilmartin, Jr.
Morrisville State College
Nate Axlerod, Jr.
Ohio Wesleyan University
G Amanda Gerni, So.
Virginia Wesleyan College
Sam Borst-Smith, Sr.
University of Rochester
G Krissy Pennell, Sr.
Lancaster Bible College
Zach Wallace, Sr.
Rockford University
F Courtney Goyak, So.
Lancaster Bible College
Jake Weber, Sr.
University of Dubuque 
F Alyssa Mcdonough, Sr.
Farleigh Dickinson University - Florham
Games of Jan. 9 - Jan. 15, 2017

Women's

Haley Kilmartin

In the defeat of NEAC rival Cazenovia, Kilmartin posted a collegiate best 38 points (19 in the first quarter), hitting 13-of-18 from the floor (72.2%), including a 10-for-13 (76.9%) performance from beyond the arc. Her 10 three-pointers set a new single game record for the Mustangs. Across the week, she averaged 24 points per game, three rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals while shooting 66.7% from the floor..

Amanda Gerni

Gerni set and ODAC record with 11 three-pointers in an 87-49 victory over Hollins University on Saturday, scoring a career-high 38 points in the process. She averaged 23 points and 5 rebounds on the week, while shooting over 50% from deep.

Krissy Pennell

Pennell helped the Chargers to three conference victories, averaging 13.3 points,13.7 assists and 2.7 steals per game.  She leads the nation in assists with 9apg.

Courtney Goyak

Goyak had three 20-point, 20-rebound games this week and continues to lead the NCAA in rebounds per game.  She averaged 21 points and 21 rebounds on the week, to go along with 2 assists per game and 67% shooting.

Alyssa Mcdonough

McDonough was named MAC Freedom Player of the Week for the second time this season. She led the Devils to a 2-0 week in conference action to sit atop the conference as the only unbeaten team in conference play, finishing the week averaging 15 points, 15 rebounds, 6.5 assists and three steals. The senior flirted with a triple-double in an 83-51 win over conference favorite DeSales with 19 points, 15 rebounds, and eight assists.

 

Men's

Michael Gutierrez

    
Nate Axlerod
Ohio Wesleyan Athletics photo

Gutierrez averaged 32 points and 6 rebounds over two games this week.  While Macalester lost both games, Gutierrez contributed 53% shooting from the floor, including 12-21 from three point distance.  He led the team in points and assists in both games.

Nate Axlerod

Axlerod scored 10 points during a 15-0 run that gave OWU the lead for good at Hiram, scored on 3 consecutive possessions after Hiram had taken 50-49 lead and finished with a career-high 39 points. Axlerod was 15-for-21 from the field, 4-for-9 from 3-pt range. He drilled a 3-pointer during a 10-0 run that put Bishops ahead to stay vs. Allegheny and finished with 8 assists.

Sam Borst-Smith

Borst-Smith led Rochester in scoring in both games this week.  He poured in a career high 38 points in Friday's comeback win over Univ. of Chicago.  He put on a shooting clinic, going 10-12 from the floor, 7-8 from 3-point range and 11-12 from the free throw line, adding 3 rebounds and 4 assists.  The 7-8 shooting from distance is a new single game 3-point percentage record (min 6 made) in Rochester history.  In Sunday's loss to Wash U, Borst-Smith scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the season. 

Zach Wallace

Wallace poured in a season-high 34 points, grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds, blocked 4 shots and dished out 3 assists in Rockford 96-75 win on Saturday. Earlier in the week he posted a double-double at Aurora with 24 points, 14 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 assists. For the week Wallace shot 77.1% from the field, averaged 29 points, 17 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2.5 assists. 

Jake Weber

Weber averaged 26 points, 15 rebounds, and 4 assists over the week, shooting 76% from the floor.  Weber leads the nation in double-doubles.