December 3, 2018

NAC Weekly Honors (period ending 12/2/18)

 

 

MEN'S BASKETBALL 

Player of the Week

Adam Richardson, Maine Maritime

(Senior, C - Bradley, Maine)

Richardson helped lead the Mariners to a 2-0 start in the opening weekend of NAC games. The senior averaged 21 points and 61.5 percent shooting from the floor, eight rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game. In the Mariners' 78-57 win over NVU-Johnson, Richardson tallied a team-high 22 points to go along with nine rebounds, three blocks and two assists, while shooting 72.7 percent from the floor. In the team's 70-69 victory over NVU-Lyndon, the center tallied 20 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and a steal. Richardson helped lead the Mariners to their first 2-0 start in conference play since 2012-2013 and first conference road doubleheader sweep since 2003-2004.

 
   

Rookie of the Week 

Justice Kendall, Husson

(Freshman, G - Baltimore, Md.)

Helping the Eagles post a 3-0 week including two conference victories, Kendall netted double-digits in all three games, first posting a team-high 19 points in a non-conference tilt against Lasell College Monday night. The guard opened conference play with 11 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals in a win against NVU-Lyndon, and followed up the next day with 11 points, three rebounds and five assists in the final win of the week against NVU-Johnson. Overall, Kendall averaged 13.7 points, 5.0 rebounds (5.5 NAC), 5.7 assists (6 NAC), and 1.7 steals per game across the week.

 

 

  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
 

Player of the Week

Kenzie Worcester, Husson

(Senior, G - Washburn, Maine)

With 4:56 left to go in the first half against Colby College on Wednesday evening, Worcester drove to the basket for a layup and scored her 1,400th career point as an Eagle. The senior became the third Husson player, and the second fastest, to achieve the 1,400-point milestone. She led the Eagles' fight through two overtimes, before falling behind in the third period of extra minutes. With only 2.8 seconds left in the first overtime, Worcester drove towards the basket, drew a foul, and sunk a pair of free throws to force double overtime. By the end of 48 minutes playing time she had accumulated 29 points, eight boards, six assists, and a steal. Worcester opened conference play with continued success, averaging 17.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 steal over the opening weekend. Against NVU-Lyndon, she drained 4-for-4 from the free throw line and tallied 11 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals. She impressed against NVU-Johnson, posting a game-high 24 points as well as seven rebounds and three assists.  In all three games combined, the guard averaged 21.3 ppg, shooting 50% from the field (21-42).

 

 

 

   

Rookie of the Week

Kaylee Ravagli, Thomas

(Freshman, G - Lowell, Mass.)

Ravagli averaged 15.5 points per game as the Terriers split the opening weekend of conference play with back-to-back games against SUNY Canton. The freshman scored 13 points and pulled in four rebounds in the Terriers' 69-48 win on Friday night. She built off of that performance on Saturday, dropping 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting from three-point range, and also tallied three steals, two blocks, and an assist in the effort.