Durham and Adams Claim Women's Basketball Weekly Honors

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  January 07, 2013
Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Player of the Week

Ashley Durham Canisius, Senior, Guard, 5-5 Millville, N.J./Sacred Heart

Durham led Canisius with 18.5 points per game, to go along with 5.0 rebounds per game and a 55 percent field goal percentage. The 5-foot-5 guard scored 16 points on 5-for-7 shooting in the 65-62 win over Siena. Durham then scored 21 points while pulling down seven rebounds against Iona. The 21 points are the most by a Golden Griffin in a game this season. The senior guard also shot 54.5 percent (6-for-11) on 3-pointer on the week and also was 9-for-10 from the free-throw line.


Rookie of the Week

Joy Adams Iona, Freshman, Forward, 5-11 Orlando, FL / Evans

Forward Joy Adams averaged 17 points, 8 rebounds and 2.5 steals this weekend in helping the Gaels secure an early 2-0 record in conference play.  Connecting on 65% of her shots over the two games, Adams began the weekend with a 16 point, 10 rebound, four steal performance at Niagara; marking her fifth consecutive double-double.  Against Niagara, Adams scored a team high 18 points on 8-for-12 shooting (66%) from the field to go along with six rebounds.

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