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Women’s Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 2, 2019

women's basketball athletes of the week for January 2, 2019

Player of the Week

Jancy Sherwood (Western Connecticut) – Senior – Guard – Poughquag, N.Y.
Sherwood was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week after averaging 21.5 points per game as the Colonials went 1-1 at their home Hat City Tournament, earning her all-tournament honors. She scored 25 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the field and a 7-for-14 performance from three-points range in a 92-78 win over Bridgewater State University before netting 18 points in a setback against SUNY Oneonta. Sherwood ranks second in the LEC in scoring average at 17.9 points per game and leads the league with 43 made three-pointers.

Rookie of the Week

Jordan Moretti (UMass Dartmouth) – Freshman – Guard – Johnston, R.I.
Moretti was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week after averaging 16 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game as the Corsairs went 1-1 at Babson College's Judy Pearson Memorial Tournament, earning her all-tournament honors. She poured in a career-high 25 points on 7-of-15 shooting from the floor and a perfect 8-for-8 showing at the line against the host Beavers, while also totaling six rebounds, five steals and two assists. For the season, Moretti is averaging 5.9 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest.

Previous Weekly Award Winners

Player of the Week
Nov. 12 - Jess Conant (Plymouth State)
Nov. 19 - Brooke Raiche (Castleton)
Nov. 26 - Mya Villard (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 3 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Dec. 10 - Mya Villard (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 16 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Dec. 19 - Brooke Young (Rhode Island College)

Rookie of the Week
Nov. 12 - Abby Phelan (Rhode Island College)
Nov. 19 - Imani Baptiste (Western Connecticut)
Nov. 26 - Jenna Serrantino (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 3 - Julie Keckler (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 10 - Julie Keckler (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 16 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)
Dec. 19 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)