Photo by Frank Strauss, courtesy of Randolph-Macon athletics
The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll, in its 21st season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.
|Deshawn Cann, Jr.
|G||Zarkia Mattox, Sr.
|Nate Schimonitz, So.
|G||Hannah Neild, Jr.
|Jalen Adams, Sr.
|G||Brooke Treywn, Sr.
|Gabriel Leifer, So.
|F||Andrea Iavarone, Sr.
St. Joseph's (L.I.)
|Myles Copeland, Jr.
|F||Kelly Williams, So.
|Games of Feb 5- 11, 2018|
Mattox helped Ferrum close out regular season in USA South with six straight wins, and claim a share of the league's East Division title. She averaged 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 6 steals per game on 64% shooting from the floor.
Neild averaged 29.5 points, 7.0 assists, 5.0 steals, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game as Gallaudet went 2-0 at home. She scored 31 points to go with nine assists, six steals, three blocks and three rebounds in a 91-47 win over Valley Forge. Earlier in the week, Neild netted 28 points as she grabbed six rebounds, five assists, four steals and one block. She made 8 of 16 shots from three-point range and shot 51.2 percent from the field during the week.
On her Senior Day, Trewyn collected a career-high 31 points on 6-of-13 shooting from the field and 17-of-17 at the free-throw line and added a team-best nine rebounds, one assist and two steals in the No. 17 Warhawks' 83-72 triumph over UW-River Falls and helped UW-Whitewater clinch at least a share of the WIAC regular season championship. On Wednesday, she tallied 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting and collected eight rebounds, three assists and a career-high seven steals in UW-Whitewater's 72-60 victory at No. 18 UW-Oshkosh. For the week, she averaged 25 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 4.5 steals per game and shot 12-of-23 from the floor (52.2 percent) and 23-of-23 from the free-throw line.
Iavarone led the Golden Eagles this week averaging a double-double of 22.3 points and 20.3 rebounds per game. She finished the week shooting 53.1%. In the opening game of the week against St. Joesph's College-Brooklyn she recorded her first triple-double of the season with 25 points, 24 rebounds and 10 blocks. On Feb. 8 against Yeshiva Univerity, her 21 points led her to become SJC's all-time leading scorer, the senior broke the single-season rebounding record and now sits with 358 on the year.
Williams scored her career-high, 45 points, in a loss to Guilford. She hauled in 12 rebounds and blocked five shots. Earlier in the week, she scored 27 and hauled in 20 rebounds in a 98-79 win over Bridgewater (Va.). She also blocked five shots and dished out five assists.
Cann averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists per game in a 3-0 week for Purchase, including a win over Skyline leader, Farmingdale State. He notched triple-double in Saturday's victory against St. Joseph's of LI, recording just two turnovers on the week while averaging 39 minutes per game.
Schimonitz averaged 31 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.5 steals leading the Prairie Wolves to two victories and clinching at least a share of the IIAC regular season title. He shot 66.7 percent from the field, making 6-8 3-point attempts and 12-13 at the free throw line. Tying his career-high with 36 points on 14-18 shooting in win over Loras in matchup of teams that were tied for 1st in IIAC, he was 4-5 from 3-point range and dished out five assists in the win. He led the team with 26 points in road win at Wartburg on Feb. 10, handing the Knights only their second home loss and just missed a double-double pulling down nine rebounds to go along with six steals and four assists
Adams averaged a double-double, 29.5 points and 16.0 rebounds, to go along with three steals per game in leading Olivet to a pair of wins last week. The wins helped the Comets stay in first-place in the MIAA standings and set-up a showdown with co-leader Hope on Wednesday.
Leifer averaged a double-double over the course of three Yeshiva Skyline wins this week. He produced double-doubles in two of those games, including 21 points and 14 rebounds in a Skyline win at USMMA that helped Yeshiva clinch a spot in the upcoming Skyline Conference Championships. He scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds at Old Westbury. He dished out five assists in each game against Old Westbury and at USMMA. Leifer was also named the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Week.
Copeland scored a career-high 41 points in a win against Calvin College. He averaged a double-double in two victories for the week with 39 ppg and 10 rpg on 60% shooting from the field.