Courtesy: America East Communications

3 Student-Athletes Earn Women's #AEHoops Weekly Awards

Release: 12/12/2016

BOSTON - Maine, Albany and Stony Brook all went unbeaten last week as America East schools head into finals week with four teams at .500 or above. The Great Danes and Black Bears both went 2-0 last week to even their records at 5-5. UNH sits atop the standings at 6-3 while Hartford is in second at 7-4. Here are the week five award winners:

Co-Player of the Week
Jessica Fequiere, Albany, Jr., F/G, Montreal, Quebec

  • Averaged a double-double with 15.5 points and 10.5 rebounds along with 3.0 assists per game in a 2-0 week

  • Was a perfect 10-10 from the free throw line during the week.

  • Had 11 points and seven boards to open the week in a win over Fairfield.

  • Tied a career-high with 20 points while pulling down 14 rebounds in a win at Wagner.

Co-Player of the Week

Kori Bayne-Walker, Stony Brook, Sr., G, Rochester, N.Y.

  • Scored 21 points on 7-of-8 shooting in Stony Brook’s lone game last week, a win at Central Connecticut State.
  • Also added seven assists and six rebounds in the victory.
  • Shot a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range.

Rookie of the Week
Laia Sole, Maine, Fr., F, Igualada, Spain

  • Averaged 15.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in a 2-0 week for the Black Bears.
  • Finished 12-of-17 from the field (70.6%).
  • Scored 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting in a win over Northeastern.
  • Notched 15 points on 6-of-7 shoting to go with four rebounds and three assists in a win over Dartmouth.

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



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