WBB Report - Nov. 12
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
Emily Correal • William & Mary
Venetia, Pa./Peters Township, Sr., Forward
Correal garners CAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 25.5 points and 15.5 rebounds in a pair of outings during the opening weekend of the 2012-13 season. The senior forward opened the weekend tying a school record with 21 rebounds against East Carolina to go along with 24 points. She became just the third player in Tribe history to post a 20-point, 20-rebound outing. Correal then tied a career-high 27 points against Pittsburgh on Sunday. She shot 47.6 percent from the floor on the weekend and 77.3 percent from the free throw line to go along with three assists and three blocks.
Hollie Mershon • Drexel
Malvern, Pa./Archbishop Carroll, Sr., Guard
Mershon was selected as a CAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Dragons to a win over Big East opponent Providence, 60-50, on the road in the opening weekend. The senior guard poured in 24 points to go along with nine rebounds and five assists in the victory. She shot 85.7 percent (6-for-7) from the charity stripe, helping the Dragons to an 11-for-13 showing overall. For Mershon, it was her seventh-career 20-point effort, and her eighth double-digit scoring output in her last night games, dating back to last season.
Asia Jackson • Hofstra
Peekskill, N.Y./Henderson, Fr., Forward
Jackson collected CAA Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week honors after averaging 11.5 points per game for the Pride in a pair of outings at the WBI Tip-Off Challenge. The freshman shot over 43 percent from the floor (7-for-16) and 80 percent (4-for-5) from the free throw line during 56 minutes of action. Jackson also added four assists, two blocks and three steals for the Pride as they split in their first two contests of the 2012-13 season.