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Women’s Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 21, 2019

Women's basketball athletes of the Week for January 21, 2019

Player of the Week

Lilly Shilmon (Keene State) – Sophomore – Guard – Pelham, N.H.
Shilmon was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the first time this season after averaging 20.5 points per game while shooting 68 percent (17-25) from the floor in a 1-1 week for the Owls. She poured in a career-high 23 points on 69.2 percent (9-13) shooting from the field, which included a 3-for-5 performance from beyond the arc, in a 68-65 conference victory over Southern Maine after tallying 18 points on 8-of -12 shooting (66.7%) in a 74-71 setback at Western Connecticut.

For the season, Shilmon is averaging 9.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game while shooting 43.2 percent from the field.

Rookie of the Week

Shaelyn Carreiro (UMass Dartmouth) – Freshman – Forward – Fall River, Mass.
Carreiro won her second Little East Conference Rookie of the Week Award in as many weeks after totaling 17 points and five rebounds over 19 minutes off the bench in the Corsairs' 64-60 conference victory over Eastern Connecticut, which was the 100th career victory for head coach Matt Ducharme. For the season, Carreiro is averaging 8.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game, while playing 13.5 minutes 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)
Jan. 2 - Jancy Sherwood (Western Connecticut)
Jan. 7 - Alexis Quenneville (Castleton)
Jan. 14 - Brooke Raiche (Castleton)

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)
Jan. 2 - Jordan Moretti (UMass Dartmouth)
Jan. 7 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)
Jan. 14 - Shaelyn Carreiro (UMass Dartmouth)