Anderson Collects CACC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Jeanette Anderson of Caldwell 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
Jeanette Anderson, Caldwell (So., F, 6-2, Lynn, MA) Scored 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a win over NYIT this last week to record her 8th double-double and sixth in a row. Anderson averaged 20.5 points and 10.0 rebounds while going 2-0 on the week.
CACC Rookie of the Week
Brianne Traub, USciences (Fr., G, 5-8, Wayne, NJ) Added her 4th and 5th 20+ point game by scoring 23 against Philadelphia and 21 against East Stroudsburg. Brianne currently hold CACC points per game average with 19.3.
Christine Wooding, Philadelphia (Sr., F, 6-0, Northfield, NJ) - Scored 29 points and collected 11 rebounds in a win against Washington Adventist. Set CACC Free Throw Percentage Record going 15-15 from the free throw line.
Tahira Matthews, Georgian Court (Fr., F, 6-1, Bloomfield, NJ) - Recorded 19 points and 16 rebounds in a win over Chestnut Hill. Averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds per contest on the week.
Jessica Coscia, Caldwell (Fr., G, 5-5, Staten Island, NY) - Dished out 14 assists against NYIT and followed it up with six more in a win over Queens.
Erin Mann, Holy Family (Jr., C, 6-1, West Chester, PA) - Scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked five shots against St. Thomas Aquinas and recorded her first three pointer of the season.
Bloomfield - The Lady Deacons suffered a pair of tough non-conference decisions this week, dropping road decisions to Elizabeth City State University and Chowan University. Sophomore forward Lauren Deverin (Sewaren, N.J.) notched a pair of double-doubles over the two-game stretch, going for 11 points and 11 rebounds in each contest. Vanessa Lamison (Laurel, Md.) notched eight points, nine rebounds, five assists and five steals in the lost to Elizabeth City, while Emily Hall totaled 11 points in the setback. Hall also led the Lady Deacons in scoring in the loss to Chowan Sunday afternoon, netting 14 points in the setback.
Caldwell - Caldwell won a pair of games against ECC opponents last week, starting with an 83-69 victory over NYIT on Monday, Dec. 12 in the George R. Newman Center. Sophomore forward Jeanette Anderson had a huge game with a career-high 32 points to go with 13 rebounds and two steals. Anderson shot 72.2 percent (13-of-18) from the field and made 6-of-8 from the line. Freshman point guard Jessica Coscia delivered a career-best 14 assists to help the Cougars shoot a season-high 56.7 percent from the field for the game. The performance marked the highest single-game assist total in the nation this season. Junior guard Torey Jones had 19 points and six assists in the win. Caldwell plays at Queens on Monday in a non-conference game. On Monday, Dec. 19, freshman forward Emily Caswell posted team highs of 18 points and nine rebounds to lead the Cougars to a 71-56 win at Queens.
Concordia - Concordia faced Great Lakes Valley Conference's Bellarmine University on Wednesday evening in their only game for the week. After leading at the half, Concordia was unable to hold onto the victory as they fell 73-55. Chanessa Blakemore (Albany, NY) led the Clippers with 15 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Concordia will be back in action following the holiday break on January 5th as they travel to Caldwell College.
Felician - Felician set a school record with 73 rebounds in an 87-66 victory at Mercy on Dec. 19. Felician's entire starting frontcourt recorded double-doubles, including the first of the season for junior forward Que Lyles. It was the fourth time this year that senior center Jessica Ford and sophomore forward Trina Plummer had one in the same game. The Golden Falcons are among the top 10 in NCAA II in field-goal percentage defense, with opponents shooting under 33 percent.
Georgian Court - The Lions' 73-67 victory over Chestnut Hill College on Saturday marked their first home win AND first triumph over a CACC opponent since they defeated Felician College, 46-35, back on February 13, 2010 . Both Ebony Sellers (Jr., Camden, NJ) (11 points, 10 assists) and Tahira Matthews (Fr.-Bloomfield, NJ) (19 points, 16 rebounds) registered double-doubles in the win. GCU is off until December 30th when they will host Bloomsburg University at 1pm.
Holy Family - Holy Family, among teams receiving votes in the recent USA Today/ESPN NCAA Division II National Top-25 Coaches' Poll, went 1-0 this past week after defeating St. Thomas Aquinas College, 59-36, in the team's lone game of the week. Junior Erin Mann filled the stat sheet as she scored 20-plus points for the third straight game. Mann finished with a game-high 21 points to go along with ten rebounds, five blocks, four steals and three assists. She also tallied her fifth double-double of the season. Sophomore Maggie Serratelli also scored in double-digits in the win over the Spartans as she contributed ten points. Holy Family will return to action after a nine-day layoff as the Tigers will travel to Winter Park, Fla. to take part in the Rollins College Holiday Classic beginning on Thursday, Dec. 29. Holy Family will face Florida tech on day one of the tournament and then face host Rollins on Friday, Dec. 30.
USciences - Brianne Traub (Wayne, N.J.) was named the "Star of the Report" in Stephen Zerdalian's East Region recap report after Saturday's games. Traub recorded her 2nd double-double of the season in the Devils OT win over Philadelphia Univ. After being ranked 4th in the nation in free throw percentage in last week's NCAA statistics report, the devils dropped to 11th in this week's release with a 77.9% average. Individually Elsebeth Birman (Silver Spring, Md.) is ranked 3rd in the nation in free throw percentage (95.55) and 45th in assists/game (4.6). Traub is 25th nationally in scoring average (19.1 ppg). Jessica Sylvester is 75th in three-point field goals made/game (2.3) and 76th in 3pt FG% (37.5%).