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November 21, 2011

Women's Basketball Weekly Release - Week 3

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PRINCETON, N.J. -- Penn sophomore guard Alyssa Baron (Miami, Fla.) and Princeton junior forward Niveen Rasheed (Danville, Calif.) were named Ivy League Co-Players of the Week while Columbia freshman guard (Los Angeles) earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

Baron earned her second-straight Player of the Week award after posting 30 points in a 66-57 win over Rider on Nov. 19. She shot 11-of-19 from the floor (57.9 percent), 3-of-6 from downtown and 5-of-6 from the free throw line. Baron also recorded five rebounds, two blocks, one assist and one steal. She leads the League in scoring, averaging 28.5 points per game.

Baron’s Statistics for the Week


MIN
FG-A
PCT
3FG-A
PCT
FT-A
PCT
REB
A  

S  
PTS
vs. Rider
38
11-19
.579
3-6
.500
5-6
.833
5
1
2
1
 

 

 


Rasheed led Princeton to a 2-0 week, with wins over Lafayette and Villanova. The junior averaged 20.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks in the two games while shooting 5 3.3 percent from the field (16-of-30). The Tigers’ win over Villanova was their first victory over a Big East opponent since 1997 and the first defeat of a Big East foe by an Ivy League team since Dec. 29, 2006, when Yale beat Providence, 68-55. VU came in to their game against Princeton in the receiving votes category in both the AP and ESPN/USA Today Coaches Polls.

Rasheed’s Statistics for the Week


MIN
FG-A
PCT
3FG-A
PCT
FT-A
PCT
REB
A
B
S
PTS
at Lafayette
23 8-13
.615
0-3
.000
6-9
.667
7
3
3
4
22
vs. Villanova
35 8-17 .471 0-0 .000 3-7 .429 12 3 0 1 19
TOTALS 29.0 16-30 .533 0-3 .000 9-16 .562 9.5 3.0 1.5 2.5

20.5

 

 

 

 

Tachibana became the second-straight Lion to earn Rookie of the Week honors after Amara Mbionwu took home the award on Nov. 14. In Columbia’s only game last week, Tachibana led the team with 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting. She went 3-of-4 from the charity stripe and recorded two assists, one rebound and one steal.

Tachibana’s Statistics for the Week


MIN
FG-A
PCT
3FG-A
PCT
FT-A
PCT
REB
A  

S  
PTS
at Wagner
19
4-7
.571
0-2
.000
3-4
.750
1
2
0
1
11

 

 

 

 



HONOR ROLL

Brogan Berry, Harvard, Senior, Guard (Beavercreek, Ohio)
19 points, 5 assists at Providence

Lauren Clarke, Brown, Sophomore, Guard (Colts Neck, N.J.)
17 points, 9 rebounds vs Albany

Faziah Steen, Dartmouth, Junior, Guard (Detroit)
12 points, 2 steals vs. Saint Joseph’s
19 points, 5 rebounds vs. Colgate

Megan Vasquez, Yale, Junior, Guard (Merrick, N.Y.)
11 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal at Fairleigh Dickinson
21 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals at Marist

UPCOMING GAMES
Monday, November 21
Marist at Princeton, 7 pm

Tuesday, November 22
Rhode Island at Harvard, 7 pm
Brown at Bryant, 7 pm
1-New Hampshire at Cornell, 7pm
Dartmouth at Vermont, 7 pm
Penn at La Salle, 7 pm
Yale at No. 1 Baylor, 8 pm

Wednesday, November 23
Columbia at St. Francis (N.Y.), 7 pm

Friday, November 25
Davidson at Princeton, 1 pm
2-Evansville at Brown, 4 pm
Long Beach State at Columbia, 7 pm
Eastern Michigan at Cornell, 7 pm
Yale at Houston, 8 pm

Saturday, November 26
2-Brown vs. Maine/Troy, 12 pm
3-Yale at Texas-Pan American, 2 pm
Dartmouth at Providence, 2 pm

Sunday, November 27
Army at Columbia, 1 pm
Holy Cross at Harvard, 2 pm
Cornell at Cleveland State, 2 pm
Penn at Niagara, 2 pm
Princeton at Rider, 2 pm

KEY:
1-Newman Arena (Ithaca, N.Y.)
2-Dead River Company Classic (Orono, Maine)
3-@ University of Houston (Houston, Texas)