NWC Women's Basketball - Jan. 16-22, 2017

NWC Women's Basketball - Jan. 16-22, 2017

Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week – Jan. 16-22, 2017

 

AYISAT AFOLABI, Lewis & Clark

Sophomore, Point Guard, Edmonds, Wash. / Edmonds Woodway HS

 

Afolabi posted a pair of double-doubles, bringing her total for the season to 10, in a pair of Lewis & Clark wins to earn NWC honors for the second time.  In a 72-61 win over Whitworth on Friday, she scored 19 points 8-of-12 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line, with 12 rebounds, two steals and two blocked shots.  She tallied a career-high 27 points in a 79-70 upset of nationally-ranked Whitman on Saturday, hitting 9-of-18 field goals (including a three) and 8-of-11 free throws, with 12 boards, three steals and an assist.  Her averages for the week were 23.0 ppg, 12.0 rpg, and 2.5 spg while shooting .567 (17-30) from the floor and .733 (11-15) from the stripe.  She is the NWC’s top rebounder by a wide margin.

 

Honorable Mention:

Sarah Curl, Pacific (Sr, F, Portland, Ore.)

Chelsi Brewer, Whitman (Sr, G, Oregon City, Ore.)

Dani Krier, Linfield (Sr, G, Eugene, Ore.)

Jamie Lange, Puget Sound (Fr, P, Lake Tapps, Wash.)

Kimberly Frost, George Fox (Sr, G, Woodinville, Wash.)

Lacey Nicholson, Pacific Lutheran (Sr, F, Sammamish, Wash.)

Callie Harwood, Whitworth (Jr, F, Snohomish, Wash.)

 

Previous Honorees:

Callie Harwood, Whw (11/21); Kylie Towry, Wil (11/28); Elizabeth Prewitt, PS (12/5); Chelsi Brewer, Whm (12/12); Dani Krier, Lin (12/19); Ayisat Afolabi, L&C (12/26); Elizabeth Prewitt, PS (1/2); Madison Moffat, Whw (1/9); Samone Jackson, PS (1/16)