Team of the Week
|Delonte' Joyce, Jr.
|G||Emily Grabiak, Sr.
|Andrew Wirth, Sr.
|G||Mickey Hansche, Fr.
|Nathaniel Smith, Jr.
|G | F||Loren Wagner, Sr.
|Matt Greenfield, Sr.
|F||Melissa Tobie, Jr.
|David Langan, Sr.
|C||Stefanie Lang, Jr.
|Games of Feb. 10-16, 2014|
Grabiak became the first player in Catholic history to reach 1,000 points, 600 rebounds, 400 assists, and 200 steals for her career. Grabiak averaged a double-double with 16.0 points and 12.5 rebounds and added 5.0 assists per game. On Wednesday, the senior captain scored 19 points and pulled down a career-high 16 boards to lead the Cardinals to victory over Susquehanna. Grabiak sparked a run to help the visiting Cards pull away from the Crusaders. In Saturday's battle for first with Scranton, she had 13 points and nine rebounds.
Hansche tied an Iowa Conference record with eight 3-pointers against Luther. She hit another four 3-pointers at Simpson, as Coe defeated Simpson for just the third time ever on the road. Hansche averaged 19.0 points per game and was 12-for-21 from beyond the arc for the week.
Wagner scored 24 points vs. Case Western Reserve, adding 18 rebounds. She has five straight double-doubles and 14 overall this year. Wagner averaged 18.0 points and 14.5 rebounds in a two-game week for the Yellowjackets.
Tobie helped the Red Hawks clinch the NJAC regular-season title for a second season in a row. She opened the week scoring 13 of her 19 points in the second half as Montclair rolled to a 70-44 win over New Jersey City. Tobie also had 14 rebounds and four assists. Three days later she scored a career-high 33 points, adding 13 boards along with four assists as MSU clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament with an 87-54 win versus Kean, avenging its only NJAC loss in the past two seasons.
Lang posted back-to-back doubles in leading the Comets to two wins to help secure second place in the MIAA standings and home court for the 2014 MIAA semifinals. She started the week with 26 points and 17 rebounds in an 82-73 home win over Kalamazoo. Lang followed that with 22 points and 20 rebounds in an 82-67 road win at Calvin. She averaged 24.0 points, 18. rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots.
Joyce scored a career-high 31 points as Bethany defeated St. Vincent 85-65 on Saturday. He notched 18 of them in the first half, shooting 60 percent from the field on the day. His day helped the Bison snap the Bearcats' 19-game conference home winning streak. He was 12-for-20 from the floor, while adding five assists and four steals against just two turnovers.
Wirth tied a school record with eight 3-pointers against Luther, the most in 12 years for Coe. He shot 51.4 percent from the floor and 14-for-18 (63.6 percent) from 3-point range. With six 3-pointers against Simpson, he moved into third on Coe's career 3-pointers list with 193. He also had a career-high eight rebounds against Luther. Wirth averaged 27.0 points and 5.5 rebounds for the week.
Smith hit the game winner against crosstown rival Dubuque, ranked No. 23 at the time, with 1.7 seconds left. Against Buena Vista, Smith hit several key free throws down the stretch to seal the victory. He has hit 38 straight free throws through the course of five games. Smith averaged 28.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists for the week, shooting 55.9 percent from the floor.
Greenfield averaged 27 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots for the Dutch. He had six blocks and five assists vs. Buena Vista and was one of three Dutch players to score 20-plus points in the game.
Langan had a career-high 33 points at Mary Washington as well as a career-best 15-for-18 from the foul line. He had five blocked shots at rival Salisbury. Langan averaged 24.5 points, 15.0 rebounds and three blocked shots per game.