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Monday, January 14, 2013

Rider's Stewart, Princeton's Bray earn Player of Week honors

Rider forward Danny Stewart earned Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week honors Monday after averaging 22.5 points per game in wins over Manhattan and Loyola.

Stewart scored 22 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds in a 69-60 victory over Manhattan and then followed up with 23 points in Sunday’s triumph against Loyola.
Iona’s Sean Armand, who scored 32 points, in a win over Canisius Sunday was also honored.

On the women’s side, junior forward MyNeshia McKenzie was honored as Player of the Week. McKenzie 20.5 points an 13 rebounds per game as the Broncs split a pair of games against Canisius and Loyola.

McKenzie has nine double-doubles this season.
Princeton guard T.J. Bray was honored Monday along with Harvard’s Wesley Suanders as the Ivy League’s Co-Players of the Week. Bray scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Tigers past longtime-rival Penn, 65-53, Saturday at Jadwin Gym.

The junior from Wisconsin is the third Princeton player to receive the award this season. Ian Hummer has been recognized four times, while Will Barrett was selected in Week 1.

Tigers forward Kristen Helmstetter was named the women’s Ivy Player of the Week after racking up 12 points, seven assists and two rebounds in just 25 minutes of action in a 77-47 win over the Quakers.

Saunders scored 19 points while dishing out six assists as the Crimson rolled over Dartmouth 75-65 Saturday in the league opener.


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