Courtesy: America East Communications

Pogue, DaCosta Earn Women's #AEHoops Week 4 Awards

Release: 12/05/2016

BOSTON - Hartford, New Hampshire and Binghamton each went unbeaten last week as the fourth week of women's college basketball came to a close. The Hawks earned victories over UMass and Sacred Heart to improve to 7-2, the team's best start since 2012-13. New Hampshire beat both Boston University and Northeastern, improving to 5-2 on the season, and Binghamton came from behind to beat Fairleigh Dickinson. Here are the week four award winners:

 

Player of the Week
Carlie Pogue, New Hampshire, Jr., F, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Averaged a double-double with 19.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Wildcats.
  • Was a perfect 10-10 from the free throw line during the week.
  • Had 13 points and eight rebounds in a win at Boston University.
  • Totaled 26 points on 8-for-13 shooting and 9-for-9 from the free throw line in a win over Northeastern. Also added 13 rebounds in the contest.

Rookie of the Week
Sierra DaCosta, Hartford, Fr., G, Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Scored in double figures in each of Hartford’s wins last week, averaging 11.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 26.5 minutes per game.
  • Recorded 11 points on Wednesday to lead Hartford to a 75-56 win over UMass, adding her first career block and an assist.
  • On Sunday, added 11 points and two steals while dishing out a career-high four assists in an 81-64 victory.
  • Has scored in double figures in each of her last five games.

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

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