Julia Daavettila of Finlandia and Danny Santana of SUNY Canton have been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Players of the Week.
Daavettila, a senior forward from Dollar Bay, MI (Dollar Bay HS), had strong week for the Lions during a 1-2 week. She had at least 24 points and eight rebounds in each game and averaged 28.0 points, 8.7 rebouds and one assist and steal per game.. Daavettila had 32 points and nine rebounds in a 74-58 win over Lawrence (Jan. 23). She shot 52.6 percent from the field (30-57) including a 42.3 percent clip from behind the three-point arc (11-26). Daavettila has also made her last 14 free throws, including 13 this week.
Santana, a freshman forward from Clifton, NJ (Clifton HS), averaged 24.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game shooting 56.5 percent from three-point range in a 2-0 week for the Roos. The freshman tallied a career-high 31 points including setting the NCAA-era program record for made three-pointers with nine in a 106-68 win v. Paul Smith's College on Friday. He finished the game 9-for-16 from behind the arc and added eight rebounds in 25 minutes. Santana also led Canton with 18 points hitting four of his seven three-pointers in a 68-65 win v. SUNY Delhi on Tuesday.
Others Nominated: Women: Antanasia Chambers, SUNY Canton; Samiaya Salley, SUNY Delhi. Men: William Knight, SUNY Delhi.
November 14 - Stephen Harten, SUNY Delhi
November 21 - Payton Dean, SUNY Delhi
November 28 - Adrian Williams, SUNY Canton
December 5 - Jordan Stewart, SUNY Canton
December 12 - Sean Word, Valley Forge
December 19 - Jordan Fragale, SUNY Delhi
January 2 - Deandre Dumcombe, UMaine-Presque Isle
January 9 - Andrew Fitch, SUNY Canton
January 16 - William Knight, SUNY Delhi
January 23 - Payton Dean, SUNY Delhi
November 14 - Camryn McDonald, SUNY Delhi
November 21 - Janae Gibson, Alfred State
November 28 - Taylor Saltus, SUNY Canton
December 5 - Catherine Bialecki, Alfred State
December 12 - Samiaya Salley, SUNY Delhi
December 19 - Kelsie Richards, Finlandia
January 2 - Antanasia Chambers, SUNY Canton
January 9 - Catherine Bialecki, Alfred State
January 16 - Catherine Bialecki, Alfred State
January 23 - Catherine Bialecki, Alfred State