NEWMAC Women's Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week
Kennedy Guest-Pritchett, Smith (Sophomore, Fairburn, Georgia)
Kennedy Guest-Pritchett averaged a double-double for the second consecutive week with 20.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. The sophomore forward shot 64.0 percent from the field (16-of-25) and added 1.0 assist, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per contest. In an 88-27 win over Mount Holyoke, Guest-Pritchett finished with 18 points, 5 rebounds and totaled 23 points, 15 boards against Emerson. The Fairburn, Georgia native has recorded 12 double-doubles this season and is the only player in the NEWMAC ranked in the top-5 in points per game (15.5), rebounds per game (10.4) and field goal percentage (51.3%).
NEWMAC Women's Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week
Gill Gerton, Coast Guard (Junior, Lorton, Va.)
Gerton averaged 15.5 points and 10 rebounds per game (18 of her 20 rebounds were defensive boards) as the Bears went 2-0 during the week to close the season winning eight of nine to earn a spot in the NEWMAC Tournament. Gerton shot 44.8 percent from the field (13-29) and also had 12 assists, two blocks and five steals in the two wins.
Smith's Guest-Pritchett and Coast Guard's Gerton Tabbed NEWMAC Weekly Honors
Feb 21, 2017