Courtesy: America East Communications

Fequiere, Millan Earn WBB Weekly Honors

Release: 01/09/2017

BOSTON - Conference play opened in the America East with Albany and Binghamton as the lone teams to start 2-0. Both New Hampshire and Hartford won their only league games last week while Maine and Vermont split their first two league battles. UNH's win made the Wildcats 11-3 overall, the team's best start since 1998-99, while Binghamton is off to a 2-0 start in America East action for the first time since the 2011-12 season. Here are the week nine award winners:

Player of the Week
Jessica Fequiere, Albany, Jr., F, Montreal, Quebec

  • Averaged 22.0 points on 60.7% shooting in a 2-0 week for the Great Danes.

  • Also averaged 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game.

  • Poured in 20 points on 8-14 shooting in a win over UMass Lowell.

  • Notched 24 points on 9-14 shooting to go with nine rebounds in a win over Stony Brook.

Rookie of the Week
Blanca Millan, Maine, Fr., G, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

  • Averaged 13.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game in a 1-1 week.

  • Finished with a .625 shooting percentage (10-16) for the week.

  • Had nine points and eight rebounds in a loss at Vermont.

  • Posted 17 points on 6-9 shooting including 5-8 from 3-point range to go with six rebounds and four assists in a win over UMBC.

Weekly Award Winners
Nov. 14 - Player of the Week: Taylor McCarley, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Laia Sole, Maine
Nov. 21 - Player of the Week: Imani Watkins, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Laia Sole, Maine
Nov. 28 - Player of the Week: Imani Tate, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Sierra DaCosta, Hartford
Dec. 5 - Player of the Week: Carlie Pogue, New Hampshire; Rookie of the Week: Sierra DaCosta, Hartford
Dec. 12 - Co-Players of the Week: Jessica Fequiere, Albany & Kori Bayne-Walker, Stony Brook; Rookie of the Week: Laia Sole, Maine
Dec. 19 - Player of the Week: Nicole Hayner, UMass Lowell; Rookie of the Week: Megan Hendrick, UMass Lowell
Dec. 26 - Co-Players of the Week: Janelle Harrison, Hartford & Davion Wingate, Stony Brook; Rookie of the Week: Tyler Moore, UMBC
Jan. 2 - Player of the Week: Deanna Mayza, Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Tyler Moore, UMBC
Jan. 9 - Player of the Week: Jessica Fequiere, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Blanca Millan, Maine

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