Courtesy: America East Communications

Nyama, Lamb Lead Top 2 #AEHoops Teams to Perfect Weeks, Earn League Honors

Release: 02/13/2017

BOSTON - Vermont, Stony Brook and Albany all went unbeaten last week with the Catamounts going 3-0 and both the Seawolves and Great Danes going 2-0. The Catamounts became just the eighth America East team to improve to 13-0 in conference play and extended their win streak to 15 games, the second-longest streak in the nation. Stony Brook (10-2) has won four straight and 11 of its last 13 games while Albany (7-5) has won four of its last five. Here are the week #14 award winners:

Player of the Week
Roland Nyama, Stony Brook - Jr., Guard, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Averaged 22.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in a 2-0 week for Stony Brook to earn his first career Player of the Week award.
  • Shot 60 percent overall (15-for-25) and from the field.
  • Tallied a career-high 26 points and added seven rebounds in a win over Maine Sunday.
  • Hit the game-winning free throw with one second remaining to give the Seawolves their fourth-straight win.
  • Scored 19 points in Stony Brook's win over UMass Lowell Monday.

Rookie of the Week
Anthony Lamb, Vermont - Fr., Forward, Rochester, N.Y.

  • Averaged 14.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in a 3-0 week for Vermont.
  • Shot 54 percent from the floor (14-for-26).
  • Matched his career best with 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a win over New Hampshire Thursday.
  • Had 16 points in a road win at UMBC Sunday.
  • This is his league-best sixth Rookie of the Week honor this season (11/14, 11/28, 12/19, 1/23, 2/6).

Weekly Award Winners
Nov. 14 - Player of the Week: Joe Cremo, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Nov. 21 - Player of the Week: Jairus Lyles, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Arkel Lamar, UMBC
Nov. 28 - Co-Players of the Week: David Nichols, Albany & Tanner Leissner, New Hampshire; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Dec. 5 - Player of the Week: Bobby Ahearn, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Andrew Fleming, Maine
Dec. 12 - Co-Player of the Week: Joe Cremo, Albany & Jaleen Smith, New Hampshire; Rookie of the Week: Akwasi Yeboah, Stony Brook
Dec. 19 - Player of the Week: Jalen Ross, Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Dec. 26 - Player of the Week: Jairus Lyles, UMBCRookie of the Week: Andrew Fleming, Maine
Jan. 2 - Player of the Week: Jahad Thomas, UMass LowellRookie of the Week: Andrew Fleming, Maine
Jan. 9 - Player of the Week: Jahad Thomas, UMass LowellRookie of the Week: Fard Muhammad, Binghamton
Jan. 16 - Player of the Week: Jahad Thomas, UMass LowellRookie of the Week: Akwasi Yeboah, Stony Brook
Jan. 23 - Player of the Week: David Nichols, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Jan. 30 - Player of the Week: Tanner Leissner, New HampshireRookie of the Week: Rinardo Perry, UMass Lowell
Feb. 6 - Player of the Week: Will Darley, UMBC & Lucas Woodhouse, Stony BrookRookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Feb. 13 - Player of the Week: Roland Nyama, Stony BrookRookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont

 

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