Bopp, Adams and Ericksen Win Women's Basketball Weekly Honors
Release: December 10, 2012
Player of the Week
Caitlin Bopp, Rider, 6-2, Sr., Forward/Center Baltimore, Md./Inst. of Notre Dame
Bopp continued her strong play, scoring 20 points as Rider defeated Army 66-60 this past week, shooting 8-11 in the game. Bopp finished one off her career-high and added eight rebounds, three blocks and a steal in 30 minutes of play. Trailing by 10 early in the opening half, Bopp helped key a 20-0 run with five points.
Co-Rookies of the Week
Shayna Ericksen, Manhattan, 6-0, Fr., Forward, Hackettstown, N.Y./West Morris Central
Ericksen averaged a double-double last week, pouring in 12.0 points and 10.0 rebounds in games against Army and Oakland. In the Jaspers' loss to Army on Tuesday night, she recorded her second double-double of the season, posting career-highs with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Ericksen also had three blocks and two steals, and she shot .636 (7-for-11) from the field in the contest. She then tallied eight points and eight boards in Manhattan's 47-43 win over Oakland on Saturday. Ericksen added a career-high four blocks, including three in a 65-second span early in the second half, and four steals in the victory.
Joy Adams, Iona, 5-11 Fr., Forward Orlando, FL / Evans
Forward Joy Adams posted back-to-back double-doubles this week for the Gaels. Against Bryant, Adams led the Gaels with 13 points, including seven from the line, and 16 rebounds, including 10 on the offensive glass while also contributing one block and two assists. In the Gaels' win over Columbia, Adams went 6-for-13 from the field, scoring 12 points to go along with 14 boards and three blocks.