NEWMAC Women's Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week
Ava Adamopoulos, Springfield (Senior, Ludlow, Mass.)
Ava Adamopoulos, a senior center for Springfield College, was dominant in a pair of NEWMAC wins for the Pride this past week, as she averaged 19.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per contest on the week. In a 72-63 win over Clark, Adamopoulos netted 18 points to go along with seven rebounds and four blocks, before leading Springfield College to a convincing 73-55 win over MIT with 21 points on 10-of-14 (71.4%) shooting, seven rebounds and a pair of assists in just 24 minutes.
NEWMAC Women's Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week
Sophia Black, Wheaton (Senior, Gloucester, Mass.)
In a tough two game setback for the Lyons last week Black was essential on the defensive end as she averaged 8.5 boards per game totaling 17 in two games. The senior brought down 11 rebounds while boasting four steals in a five point loss to Emerson before totaling six in a four point loss to Clark. Black registered 12.5 points per game and eight total assists while 13 of her 17 rebounds were on the defensive end.
Springfield's Adamopoulos & Wheaton's Black Claim NEWMAC Weekly Nod
Jan 09, 2017