Lamison's Full Stat Sheet Earns CACC Player of the Week
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Vanessa Lamison of Bloomfield College has been selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Player of the Week. CACC Rookie of the Week went to Brianne Traub of University of the Sciences.
CACC Player of the Week
Vanessa Lamison, Bloomfield (Sr., G, 5-5, Laurel, MD) scored 10.67 points per game, grabbed 8.67 rebounds, dished out 2.67 assist and 3.3 steals on the week. Recorded a 18 point and 12 rebound performance in a loss against Dominican College.
CACC Rookie of the Week
Brianne Traub, USciences (Fr., G, 5-8, Wayne, NJ) averaged 22.5 points on the week while shooting 84.0% from the free throw line where she earned 21 points. Recorded 2.5 steals, 6.5 rebounds per game and a 1.3 assist to turnover ration.
Jeanette Anderson, Caldwell (So., F, 6-2, Lynn, MA) - Recorded three double-doubles and averaged 16.7 points per game and 13.0 rebounds in a 3-0 week.
Devonne Richardson, Goldey-Beacom (Jr., G/F, 5-8, Baltimore, MD) - Close to recording a double-double average with 11.0 points and 9.7 rebounds. Also averaged 4.0 assist and 2.0 steals.
Tahira Mattews, Georgian Court (Fr., F, 6-1, Bloomfield, NJ) - Averaged 14.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per contest while shooting 57.0% from the floor.
Bianca Harris, Dominican (Jr., F, 5-10, Teaneck, NJ) - Contributed 30 points and 15 rebounds on the week while leading the Chargers to their fourth victory in a row.
Krystina Agard, Concordia (Jr., G/F, 5-8, Queens, NY) - Scored 20 plus points in three games with a season high of 32 against Georgian Court. Averaged 25.0 points on the week.
Bloomfield - The Lady Deacons moved to 2-2 in CACC play and 3-4 overall this week, picking up CACC victories over Post University and Wilmington University. Senior guard Vanessa Lamison led the charge for Bloomfield, averaging 10.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 3.3 steals per contest over the three-game stretch, netting 18 points and 12 rebounds in the club's loss to Dominican College Tuesday. Sophomore forward Lauren Deverin averaged 11.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game for the week, going for a game-high 18 points and 6 rebounds in the team's victory over Wilmington Saturday. Senior guard Emily Hall averaged just over 10 points per game for the week, proving quality play at the point guard spot throughout the team's three contests. Rookie center Tierra Scott continued to emerge this week, averaging 9.0 points and 4.3 rebounds over the three games.
Caldwell - Caldwell has won its last four games after going 3-0 in three CACC road games last week. Junior guard Torey Jones became the 14th Cougar to reach the 1,000-point milestone in a 77-73 victory at Felician on Tuesday. Jones, who achieved the feat in her 62nd career game, ended up with a team-high 19 points in the win. Sophomore forward Jeanette Anderson recorded a double-double in all three games, tallying 11 points and 14 rebounds at Felician, 20 points and 13 boards in an 80-68 win at Concordia on Thursday, and 19 points and 12 rebounds in a 71-67 victory at Chestnut Hill on Saturday. Anderson has seven double-doubles in 10 games this season. The Cougars host non-conference foe NYIT on Monday in their only game of the week.
Chestnut Hill - The Griffins 68-43 win at Wilmington University on Thursday, December 8, was the first for the Chestnut Hill College women's basketball program under new Head Coach Laura Pruitt.
Dominican - Dominican improve to 4-4 overall and 4-0 in the conference after going 2-0 last week. The Lady Chargers defeated Bloomfield College 69-65 and Goldey-Beacom College 66-52 to reach the .500 mark overall.
Felician - For the third time this season, senior C Jessica Ford and sophomore F Trina Plummer recorded double-doubles in the same game, doing so in Saturday's loss at Holy Family. Senior G Destiny Barnette picked up one from the off-guard position last Tuesday, recording career highs of 25 points and 11 boards in a loss to Caldwell. Felician forced a season-high 34 turnovers, scoring 43 points off TO's, in Thursday's victory at Nyack.
Georgian Court - Shauneia McPhearson netted a season-high 23 points and Tahira Matthews registered her first career double-double (22 points, 12 rebounds) in Saturday's 78-74 loss to Concordia College. The Lions host Southern New Hampshire University Wednesday evening in non-conference action before ending the week with a CACC contest vs. Chestnut Hill College on Saturday.
Holy Family - Holy Family, among teams receiving votes in the recent USA Today/ESPN NCAA Division II National Top-25 Coaches' Poll, went 2-0 this past week after defeating Chestnut Hill College (59-52) on Tuesday and capping the week with a victory at home against Felician College (72-53) on Saturday. Junior Erin Mann nearly averaged a double-double for the week as she tallied 19.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Mann scored a career-high 27 points against the Golden Falcons, breaking her previous high mark of 26 points that she set on Nov. 27 against Shepherd University. She shot 9-of-14 from the field and was 9-of-10 from the free throw line.
Philadelphia - The Lady Rams picked up a pair of home CACC victories over Georgian Court, 71-53, on Tuesday and defeated Nyack, 81-49, on Saturday. Against the Lions, guard Stephanie Agger had 16 points and a season-high five steals. Center Christine Wooding scored a career-high 25 points in the win over Nyack. Philadelphia tied the CACC record for most free throw attempts in a game with 55 (36 made) against Nyack. The Lady Rams initially set the record with 55 attempts (43 made) against Dominican (N.Y.) on Feb. 14, 2009. This week Philadelphia travels to USciences Saturday, Dec. 17 for a 1 p.m. tip.
Post - After two losses last week, the Eagles will travel for on final non-conference game before the New Year on Saturday December 17 at Southern New Hampshire.
USciences - Brianne Traub scored a career high 27 points and four steals against Post. Jessica Sylvester also had a career high with 17 points in the same game. The Devils shot over 80% from the free throw line in both games this week and have shot 75% or better in all 7 contests this season. On Saturday, former women's basketball player Jodi McNeill-Miller was inducted into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame. McNeill-Miller played from 1991-1995, scoring 1,109 career points and is one of just 13 players to reach the 1,000 point mark in the history of the women's basketball program. She ended her career as the school's best free throw shooter at 77.4% a mark which today is still 6th best all-time 16 years later.