Little East Conference

Women’s Basketball Report #3

Through Nov. 25, 2018

 

Player-of-the-Week

Mya Villard, Jr., F, Cromwell

Villard, a returning first-team All-LEC player, gains a weekly award for the first time this year. When Eastern ended No. 1 Amherst College’s 68-game winning streak, Villard had 23 points, nine rebounds, two blocked shots and two assists, shooting 10-of-15 from the floor. In the second half, she had 14 points (6-of-8 FG), seven rebounds and two blocked shots. In a 1-1 week, she averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds with a shooting percentage of 59.1 and only one turnover in 63 minutes. Villard leads the 2-2 Warriors in scoring (15.8), rebounding (8.0), FG pct. (58.5) and blocks (4). Villard was named LEC Player-of-the-Week once last year and as LEC Rookie-of-the-Year two years ago, was selected LEC Rookie-of-the-Week six times.

Rookie-of-the-Week

Jenna Serrantino, Fr., G, Cromwell

In the first two starts of her career in place of injured junior Julie Jordan, the freshman guard and former high school teammate of Mya Villard averaged 10.5 points and 4.0 rebounds, shooting 6-of-11 from the floor and 9-of-9 from the foul line. In the win over No.1-ranked Amherst College, she had 12 points and three rebounds and was 8-of-8 from the foul line. Serrantino has appeared in all four games this year, averaging 5.8 points with 9-of-9 FT shooting in an average of 20.5 minutes.

Eastern opens its Little East Conference season Wednesday at Rhode Island College at 5 p.m. The Warriors are ranked fourth in the LEC coaches’ pre-season poll, Rhode Island College tied for sixth. The Warriors finished fourth in last year’s LEC final standings and reached the LEC tournament semifinals following a first-round win over fifth-seeded Western Connecticut. Rhode Island was eighth (last) in last year’s LEC final standings and dropped a first-round game to top-seeded UMass Dartmouth. The Warriors swept last year’s series with Rhode Island, winning 59-42 at Providence in the LEC opener and 62-50 at Geissler Gym Jan. 20.

2018-19 Weekly Winners

Winter
Nov. 25 (#3)          Mya Villard                            Women’s Basketball            Player-of-the-Week
Nov. 25 (#3)          Jenna Serrantino                  Women’s Basketball            Rookie-of-the-Week

Nov. 11 (#5)          Megan Lasto                         Women’s Swimming            Swimmer-of-the-Week

Nov. 4 (#4)            Megan Lasto                         Women’s Swimming            Swimmer-of-the-Week

Oct. 28 (#3)           Megan Lasto                         Women’s Swimming            Swimmer-of-the-Week

Fall

Thru

Nov. 4 (#10)*       Madison Bell                         Women’s Volleyball            Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Nov. 4 (#10)*       Anna Barry                            Women’s Volleyball            Offensive Player-of-the-Week

Nov. 4 (#10)*       Anna Barry                            Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 28 (#9)           Nick Starkowski                    Men’s Soccer                       Defensive Player-of-the-Week        

Oct. 28 (#9)           Patrick Agyemang                Men’s Soccer                       Rookie-of-the-Week (co)

Oct. 28 (#9)           Tara Shayler                          Women’s Soccer                 Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Oct. 28 (#9)           Madison Bell                         Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 21 (#8)           Lauren Valenti                      Women’s Soccer                 sDefensive Player-of-the-Week       

Oct. 21 (#8)           Anna Barry                            Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week                          

Oct. 15 (#7)           Nick Starkowski                    Men’s Soccer                       Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Oct. 15 (#7)           Anna Barry                            Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 8 (#6)             Anna Barry                            Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week          

Oct. 1 (#5)             Maggie Dulak                        Women’s Cross Country     Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 1  (#5)            Patrick Agyemang               Men’s Soccer                       Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 1  (#5)            Anna Barry                            Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 1  (#5)            Morgan Sanson                    Field Hockey                         Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 24 (#4)         Hannah Goodale                  Women’s Soccer                 Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Sept. 24 (#4)         Aly Clarke                              Women’s Soccer                 Offensive Player-of-the-Week

Sept. 24 (#4)         Ryan Escoda                          Men’s Cross Country           Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 17 (#3)         Patrick Agyemang                Men’s Soccer                       Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 17 (#3)         Hannah Goodale                  Women’s Soccer                 Defensive -of-the-Week

Sept.10 (#2)          Olivia Rovalino                      Women’s Soccer                 Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 10 (#2)         Will Toomey                          Men’s Soccer                       Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept.   3: (#1)        Madison Bell                         Women’s Volleyball            Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept.   3 (#1)         Griffin Luczek                       Men’s Soccer                       Offensive Player-of-the-Week         

*-Final week of fall awards

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