NEWMAC Women's Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week
Ama Biney, WPI (Sr, Worcester, Mass.)
Biney averaged 11.5 points and 7.5 rebounds to go with four steals and three assists as the Engineers secured season splits with Smith and MIT. The senior netted 15 points, including the final free throw, seven rebounds and three steals as WPI edged the Pioneers 52-50 Wednesday. On Saturday Biney scored eight and grabbed eight boards as the Engineers defeated MIT 61-54.
NEWMAC Women's Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week
Katherine Tamulionis, Babson (Jr, Foxboro, Mass.)
Tamulionis headlined a Babson defense that held Wheaton and Coast Guard to just 32.7 percent shooting while forcing 47 turnovers in back-to-back wins last week. The junior guard averaged 10.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.5 steals, had two steals in Babson's 67-63 loss at No. 7/8 Tufts on Monday, and followed it up with 10 points, two steals and a blocked shot in a 77-43 win at Wheaton on Wednesday. Tamulionis capped the week with 14 points and three steals in Saturday's 61-47 victory over the Bears.
WPI's Biney and Babson's Tamulionis Tab NEWMAC Weekly Awards
Feb 05, 2018