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Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: February 11, 2019

women's basketball athletes of the week for February 11, 2019

Player of the Week

Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth) – Senior – Forward – New Bedford, Mass.
Examond was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the fourth time this season after averaging 22 points and 11.3 rebounds per game while shooting 55.8 percent (24-43) from the field in a 2-1 week for the first-place Corsairs. She tallied 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting from the field while grabbing eight rebounds in a 110-83 win at Western Connecticut, and totaled 19 points and 12 boards in a 77-65 win over Rhode Island College. Examond capped the week with a 20-points, 14-rebound performance in an 89-87 overtime setback at Plymouth State.

Rookie of the Week

Anna Barry (Eastern Connecticut) – Freshman – Forward – Andover, Conn.
Barry was named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time in three weeks after averaging 14.5 points and nine rebounds per game while shooting 66.7 percent (12-18) from the floor in a 2-0 week for the Warriors. She posted career-high totals of 15 points and 11 rebounds for her first career double-double in a 59-52 win at Southern Maine before netting 14 points with seven boards in a 79-61 win over Western Connecticut.

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)
Jan. 21 - Lilly Shilmon (Keene State)
Jan. 28 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Feb. 4 - Cassidy Emerson (Plymouth State)

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)
Jan. 21 - Shaelyn Carreiro (UMass Dartmouth)
Jan. 28 - Anna Barry (Eastern Connecticut)
Feb. 4 - Victoria Harris (Southern Maine)