GBC'S JONES GARNERS PLAYER OF THE WEEK ACCOLADES FOR CACC WOMEN'S HOOPS
NEW HAVEN, CT - Jacinda Jones of Goldey-Beacom College has garnered Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Jan. 3. Lindsay Alexander of Chestnut Hill College was the choice for Rookie of the Week.
Jones, a 5-8 sophomore guard from Claymont, DE, posted averages of 26.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per-game in a 2-0 week for the Lightning. She shot 50-percent (16-for-32) from the field and 53.3-percent (8-for-15) from the 3-point arc. She recorded 29 points and 14 rebounds in a win over Bloomsburg and added 23 points and six boards against Saint Michael's.
Alexander, a 5-11 freshman forward from Huntingdon Valley, PA, averaged 14.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per-game in a 1-1 week for Chestnut Hill. She tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds at St. Thomas Aquinas and chipped in 12 points and seven rebounds in a win over Washington Adventist.
Catherine Carr, Holy Family (Jr., F, 5-10, Bedminster, NJ) - In a 3-0 week, averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per-game.
Janelle Biamonte, Felician (Sr., G/F, 5-9, Secaucus, NJ) - Averaged 18.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per-game in a 2-0 week.
Jessica Romano, Philadelphia (Sr., C, 6-1, Horsham, PA) - Recorded 24.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per-game in two contests last week.
Chanta'l Hardy, Chestnut Hill (Sr., F, 5-9, Philadelphia, PA) - Averaged 17.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per-game in two outings over the break.
Bloomfield - The Lady Deacons lost a pair of games in their Holiday trip to Pace University, falling 64-45 to Pace and 56-45 to Assumption. Junior Robyn Burton was the top scorer for BC against Pace with 13 points, along with six rebounds and four steals. Sophomore Nichole Hawkins notched 14 points and six rebounds against Assumption.
Felician - Felician had never in program history beaten an opponent from the Northeast-10 Conference before upending received-votes-nationally Assumption and Pace at the Pace Holiday Classic on Dec. 28-29. Senior F/G Janelle Biamonte was selected Tournament MVP and junior F Quay Baskerville to the all-tournament team. The Golden Falcons tied the school record with their seventh consecutive victory, including the last three against opponents who entered the games with a combined record of 23-4.
Georgian Court - The Lions' home contest vs. UMass-Lowell was snowed out on 12/21. No make-up date has been announced. GCU takes to the floor for the first time since 12/16 Tuesday evening when they travel to Wilmington University for a CACC contest. Georgian Court will then play its next five games at home, commencing with conference match-ups vs. Philadelphia University (Thursday) and Caldwell College (Saturday).
Holy Family - Holy Family (10-1, 3-0 CACC) won all three of its non-conference contests over the holiday break to extend its winning streak to 10 games. The Tigers defeated Millersville (54-35), Southern Connecticut (72-59) and The College of St. Rose (68-56). After earning home wins against Millersville and St. Rose, Holy Family has now won 58 consecutive regular season home contests. The Tigers have won 78 straight contests when holding an opponent to under 60 points. Forward Catherine Carr is currently 14th on the Holy Family career scoring list with 1,219 points. Forward Christine McCollum is 25 points away from becoming the 20th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points. The Tigers have won 87 consecutive regular-season CACC contests. Holy Family returns to conference play for the rest of the year with three games this week: at USP (Tue.), vs. Chestnut Hill (Thu.) and at Dominican (Sat.).
Philadelphia - The Lady Rams are currently on a three-game
slide, their last win coming on 12/10/09. The team can break their
unlucky streak today (1/4/10) when they host Adelphi at 5 p.m. in
the Gallagher Athletic Center in their final non-conference date of
the new year.