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.