|Tommy Lotito, Manhattanville
Photo by Mike McLaughlin for Manhattanville Athletics
The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is D3hoops.com’s weekly honor roll, in its 26th season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.
|EJ Day, Gr.
|G||Lauren Huber, So.
|Devin Milton, Sr.
|G||Alondra Jimenez, Sr.
|Tommy Lotito, Sr.
|G||Madison Fleckenstein, Sr.
|Collin Jones, Sr.
|F||Katie Titus, Gr.
|Spencer Swanson, So.
|F||Cassidy Perry, Jr.
|Games of Dec. 5 – 11, 2022 | Previous seasons | All-time honorees|
Huber went off for 28 points and 20 rebounds on 14-for-22 shooting in IWU’s only game of the week, an 81-62 win over conference foe, North Central. She also added a team-best six assists and grabbed two steals to help IWU improve to 2-1 in the conference standings. Huber’s 20 rebounds tied a school record.
Jimenez averages 21 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, and three steals over three games for ENC. She leads the Lions in all four categories this season. Jimenez also shot 48% from the floor and 37% from three with a 2.5 assist to turnover ratio.
Fleckenstein tallied 12 points in a tough loss for the Duhawks at UW-Platteville, but came back to lead the team with a season-high 21 points in the team’s upset victory over No. 9 UW-Eau Claire. She was named ARC Player of the Week for her efforts, which included averaging 17 points with seven boards and 59% shooting.
Titus scored 70 points in 69 minutes played, averaging 35 points and nine rebounds per game over a pair of Rochester wins against No. 17 Ithaca and SUNY Brockport. Against the Bombers, Titus led all scorers with 33 points on 12-for-21 shooting and 7-for-8 from the free throw line, adding 11 rebounds, four steals, three blocks, and two assists. Then against Brockport, she tallied 37 points, including 14 in the second half, on 60% shooting, seven rebounds, two assists, two steals, and a block.
Perry scored a career-high 34 points and seven assists to go with a season best 16 rebounds and seven blocks in a 74-65 win over Trinity Washington University last Sunday as the Bison celebrated its first win of the season. Earlier in the week Perry recorded another double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against The Catholic University of America at home. In addition she added five assists, two blocks, and one steal. For the week, she averaged 24 points and 13 rebounds, six assists, and five blocks per game.
Day had a phenomenal performance in Lasell’s only game of the week, a 90-69 win over St. Joseph’s (Maine). He scored 36 points on 15-22 shooting (4-6 from three) and dished out 18 assists to go with four steals. Day scored or assisted on 75 of Lasell’s 90 points in a truly amazing individual performance.
Milton led the Wolves to a pair of non-conference wins. He opened the week with a career-high seven threes, buoying a 25-point performance as Keuka College defeated SUNY Geneseo for the first time in over 25 years. He then followed that with a career-high 33 points as the Wolves came from ten back to defeat Pitt.-Bradford on Friday night. Milton’s three with 31 seconds left broke a 76-76 tie as the Wolves went on to defeat the Panthers 82-78.
Lotito helped the Valiants go 3-0 in last week’s contests averaging 21 points and seven rebounds per game. He added 11 assists and three steals during the three game stretch. The highlight of an outstanding week was Lotito’s career-best 29 points on 11-15 shooting as Manhattanville squeaked out a 65-64 victory over Sarah Lawrence on Saturday.
Collin Jones led the Dutchmen to two comeback victories and a 2-0 week in conference play. He averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds in wins at York and over defending conference champion Hood. Jones had 17 points, six rebounds, and four assists in a 74-67 victory at York to begin the week. He then produced another second half comeback on Saturday as LVC outscored Hood by 11 in the second half to defeat the Blazers 75-71. Jones was a big reason for the victory with 20 of his game-high 24 points and 10 of his game-high 16 rebounds in the last 20 minutes.
Swanson had a career week for Gustavus, leading the team in scoring in a 94-87 win over St. Olaf and an 84-81 win over Augsburg. Against the Oles, Swanson tallied a career-high 31 points on 12-18 shooting, including a game-high 12 rebounds. He also shot 3-for-6 from three-point range and 4-for-4 from the free throw line. Swanson then scored a game-high 21 points against the Auggies, shooting 8-for-13 from the field, 4-for-4 from the charity stripe, and hauled in a career-high 15 rebounds.