Courtney Carlson-Western New England, Women's Basketball: Player of the Week

Courtney Carlson-Western New England, Women's Basketball: Player of the Week

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Junior forward Courtney Carlson (Woodbury, Conn.) was a key piece during Western New England’s CCC Tournament run, which culminated in the Golden Bear’s first-ever CCC Tournament title. She averaged 18.0 points and 7.7 rebounds in three tournament contests. She opened with 16 points and nine boards in the quarterfinal matchup with No. 6 seed Salve Regina before scoring 20 points with five rebounds in the CCC Semifinal against No. 2 seed University of New England. In the Championship game against No. 1 seed Endicott, Carlson pitched in a team-high 18 points and a game-high nine rebounds. Her team struggled early in the title contest, but she was able to score the team’s first eight points after the Gulls raced out to a 9-0 lead. She also had eight points as a part of an 11-2 fourth quarter run that extended the Golden Bears’ lead a solidify their championship position. Carlson was 24-for-43 (55.8 percent) from the field during the tournament.

Opponent min fg 3pt ft oReb dReb totReb ast to stl blk pts
Feb 19 vs. #6 Salve Regina W, 64-52 33 7-13 0-0 2-4 6 3 9 0 6 1 2 16
Feb 21 at #2 University of New England W, 67-59 32 9-15 0-0 2-2 1 4 5 0 2 0 1 20
Feb 23 at #1 Endicott W, 69-55 30 8-15 0-0 2-3 5 4 9 0 2 0 0 18
Conference Averages - - - - - - - - - - - -
Overall Averages 31.7 55.8 - 66.7 4.0 3.7 7.7 0.0 3.3 0.3 1.0 18.0

 

2018-19 Player of the Week Winners 

Week #1 - Alyssa Stefanelli, Western New England
Week #2 - Emily Farrell, Western New England
Week #3 - Torie Scorpio, Salve Regina
Week #4 - Emily Pratt, Endicott
Week #5 - Emily Farrell, Western New England (2)
Week #6 - Emily Pratt, Endicott (2)
Week #7 - Emily Irwin, Curry
Week #8 - Sadie Nelson, University of New England
Week #9 - Emily Irwin, Curry (2)
Week #10 - Emily Pratt, Endicott (3)
Week #11 - Emily Farrell, Western New England (3)
Week #12 - Sarah Gibbs, Gordon
Week #13 - Sadie Nelson, University of New England (2)
Week #14 - Emily Irwin, Curry (3)
Week #15 - Courtney Carlson, Western New England

 

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