Amissa Epperson of Pratt and Austin Carlson of Finlandia have been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Players of the Week.
Epperson, a junior center from Jersey City, NJ (McNair Academic HS) scored 23 points, pulled down nine rebounds and blocked nine shots in a 51-32 win over Five Towns College. She hit 11-of-17 shots from the floor and added three assists while playing all 40 minutes.
Carlson, a senior forward from Crystal Falls, MI (Crystal Falls Forest Park HS), had a monster week for the Lions. He had three double-doubles to push his streak to four. He capped the week with a 33 point, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots performance vs. Siena Heights. He also moved to fourth on the career blocked shot list and was the 11th Lion to record 400 career rebounds. For the week he averaged 20.7 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.3 blocked shots per game while shooting 65.0% from the field (26-40).
Others Nominated: Women: Samaiya Salley, SUNY Delhi; Madison Temple, Thomas More; Katie Lundeen, Finlandia. Men: Norman Wilson, SUNY Delhi; Ryne Callahan, Thomas More; Griffin Levine, Pratt.
November 13 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
November 20 - Samaiya Salley, SUNY Delhi
November 27 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
December 4 - Samaiya Salley, SUNY Delhi
December 11 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
December 18 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
December 23 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
January 2 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
January 8 - Mariah Austin, Finlandia
January 15 - Emily Schultz, Thomas More
January 21 - Erica Williams, Mount Mary
January 29 - Amissa Epperson, Pratt
November 13 - Damion King, Thomas More
November 20 - Tahaij Lewis, Alfred State
November 27 - Carlos Ithier, SUNY Delhi
December 4 - Dante Jordan, Alfred State
December 11 - Ryne Callahan, Thomas More
December 18 - Dylan Underwood, Finlandia
December 24 - Damion King, Thomas More
January 2 - Brandon Horne, Thomas More
January 8 - William Knight, SUNY Delhi
January 15 - Jordan Fragale, SUNY Delhi
January 21 - Tahaij Lewis, Alfred State
January 29 - Austin Carlson, Finlandia