WOODING NAMED WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK IN BACK TO BACK WEEKS
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Nov. 21, 2011) - Philadelphia University's Christine Wooding's has been named CACC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the second straight week. Lila Jones of Chestnut Hill College selected as Rookie of the Week.
Wooding, a 6-0 senior center from Northfield, NJ averaged 20.0 points, 15.5 rebounds and 3.5 block shots in two games this past week. She recorded 24 points and 15 rebounds against West Chester. She followed by recording her second double-double of the week against Mercy collecting 16 points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots.
Jones, a 5-7 freshman guard from Landsdale, PA averaged 9.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in two games. Lila tailed 12 points and four assists against New York Institute of Technogoly.
Devonne Richardson, Goldey-Beacom (Jr., F, 5-8, Baltimore, MD) - Averaged 14.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.33 assists.
Aubrey Latham, Post (Sr., G, 5-8, Mystic, CT) - Averaged 22.0 points and 8.0 rebounds while going 12-13 from the free throw line.
Chanessa Blakemore, Concordia (Sr., F, 6-1, Albany, NY) - Collected 20 rebounds, 10 points and two blocks against Molloy College.
Torey Jones, Caldwell (Jr., G, 5-7, Providence, RI) - Averaged 19.0 points and 5.0 assists while going 2-1 on the week.
KC Jentzen, Dominican (So., F, 5-10, Pearl River, NY) - Averaged 17.5 points and 3.5 rebounds while shooting 15-21 from the floor in two games.
Bloomfield Lady Deacons opened their 2011-2012 season with a pair of losses this week, dropping non-conference contests against American International College and the University of the District of Columbia. Senior guard Emily Hall totaled 10 points, five steals and three assists in the loss to AIC, while sophomore Ivettlis Castro netted seven points and three assists. Vanessa Lamison tallied six points and four rebounds. Against UDC Sunday afternoon, junior forward Dre'Shonda Williams tallied 13 points, eight rebounds and three assists on 5-16 shooting, while sophomore Lauren Deverin totaled a season-high 12 points to go with nine rebounds. Freshman Bianca Celi poured in a career-high 12 points to go with a pair of assists and two steals in the setback.
Caldwell Cougars started the 2011-12 season with an overtime victory at Bridgeport on Wednesday and a pair of losses at the Assumption Tournament on Friday and Saturday. Junior guard Torey Jones led Caldwell in scoring in all three games, including 20-point efforts against Stonehill and Assumption to earn all-tournament honors. In an 80-75 win over Bridgeport, Jones scored the first five points in the extra session en route to 17 points for the game. Sophomore forward Jeanette Anderson notched double-doubles against Bridgeport and Stonehill, while junior center Gillian Felix had 17 points, seven rebounds and four blocks versus Assumption. The Cougars play in the Dowling Tournament this weekend, facing C.W. Post on Saturday before taking on the host Lions on Sunday.
Concordia fell to non-conference opponent, Molloy College, in their only game of the week. Krystina Agard led Concordia with 12 points while chipping in with eight rebounds. Senior Chanessa Blakemore led the team with 20 rebounds and two blocks while adding 10 points for her second straight double-double. This week the Clippers will play their first home game this season on Monday, November 21st against NYIT. Concordia will conclude their week as they participate in the 47th Annual East Stroudsburg Classic.
Felician sophomore guard Jac'Quel Saunders scored a career-high 19 points in Felician's 80-40 home victory over Queens last Wednesday.
Holy Family ranked 18th in the USA Today/ESPN NCAA Division II National Top-25 Coaches' Poll, went 1-0 this past week after defeating the University of New Haven, 74-67, in the team's lone game of the week. Junior Erin Mann and sophomore Katie Duma each recorded a double-double in the victory over the Chargers. Mann finished with a game-high 16 points after shooting 7-of-11 from the field to go along with ten rebounds. Duma tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds to record her first career double-double.
Philadelphia senior forward Christine Wooding continues to dominate the paint for the Lady Rams who finished with one win over Mercy and one loss over West Chester. Other strong offensive performances from junior forward Kristen Blye and senior guard Stephanie Agger contribute to the offensive explosion (73 ppg.). Next, the Lady Rams travel to Millersville for a non-conference battle on Sunday (11/27) at 1 PM.
Post Universtiy played a 93-77 win over Georgian Court in the season home opener the Eagles fell on the road to Washington Adventist 66-62 Sunday afternoon. The Eagles travel to Bridgeport for a game on Wednesday night for their only contest of the week.
USciences Devils will play a Division I opponent in a regular season game for the first time in the 25-year history of the program when they travel to the Main Line to take on Villanova University on Saturday, November 26, 2011.