NWAACC Basketball Players of the Week - Jan14
VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its Basketball Players of the Week for January 13, 2014.
MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Bryce White, Chemeketa
Chemeketa Community College freshman guard Bryce White has been named Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Player of the Week for January 13.
White led Chemeketa Community College (7-8; 3-0) to a 71-57 win over South Region rival Mt. Hood Community College (12-4; 1-2) and a 104-74 win over Umpqua Community College (4-11; 0-3) to help the Storm remain undefeated in region play, and tied atop the South Region standings. On the week, White was an efficient 24-35 (68%) from the field and 8-8 from the free throw line compiling 58 points, 12 rebounds, 12 assists, and two steals in two region wins.
White posted 31 points, four assists, two rebounds, and one steal in Chemeketa’s win over Mt. Hood. Against Umpqua, White added 27 points on 12-16 shooting, 10 rebounds, eight assists, and one steal in 28 minutes of action. White was two rebounds shy of a triple-double.
The Portland, Oregon native is third in NWAACC scoring with 27.1 points-per-game, 13th in assists (4.5), and 18th in free-throw shooting percentage (80.3%).
Also nominated: Alex Sattley, Lane; Elijah Smith, Skagit Valley
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett College
WOMEN’S CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Brooke Bowen, Clark
Clark College forward Brooke Bowen helped Clark to two West Region wins over Lower Columbia and Pierce College extending Clark’s win-streak to nine games.
Bowen opened her week with 21 points on 8-12 shooting (67%) to go along with her five rebounds, five assists, and one steal to help Clark (11-2; 3-0) hand west rival Lower Columbia (15-4; 2-1) its first region loss, 95-81.
Bowen continued her consistent play recording a stat in every defensive category with 23 points (11-18; 61%), seven rebounds, nine steals, five assists, and one block in 23 minutes of playing time in an 87-53 win over Pierce College (4-10; 1-3).
The Vancouver, Washington native is ninth in NWAACC scoring with a 17.7 points-per-game average, and 17th in steals with 2.7 per-game.
Shelby Snook, Lane
Lane CC freshman guard Shelby Snook scored an NWAACC season-high 44 points on 16 for 25 shooting (64%) while collecting 12 rebounds, and two assists in Lane’s (15-4; 2-1) 94-93 win over south region rival and 5th-ranked Umpqua CC (11-5; 2-1).
The win earned Lane its first region win on the year. Snook had a near triple-double in an 87-44 win over Mt. Hood (2-14; 0-3) contributing eight points, nine rebounds, and 10 assists to help Lane create a three-way tie for first in the South Region.
The Roseburg, Oregon native is second in NWAACC scoring with a 20.7-points-per-game average and fourth in assists with 5.2 per-game.
Also nominated: Bailey Nygaard, Walla Walla;
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon