|Michael Cohen, Sr.
|G||Sally Linzmeier, Sr.
|Lujke Silverman-Lloyd, Jr.
|G||Jacole Hairston, Sr.
|Joey Flannery, So.
|F | G||Sydney Moss, Jr.
|Coltrane Powdrill, Sr.
|F||Samantha Alakai, Fr.
|Cameron Anderson, Jr.
|F | C||Sara Dyslin, Fr.
|Games of Feb. 9-15, 2015|
|Pomona-Pitzer athletics photo|
Cohen scored 39 points on only 19 field goal attempts to help Pomona-Pitzer to two conference wins. He broke a 57-57 tie with 1:06 left on a 3-pointer to help the Sagehens avoid an upset bid at the hands of Caltech, which came in with two wins in its previous three games. He finished with 21 points on 7-for-11 shooting, after tallying 18 points on 6-for-8 shooting in a win over Occidental. He averaged 19.5 points on 68.4 percent shooting and 6.0 assists on the week, as the helped Pomona-Pitzer improve to 7-6 in the SCIAC after starting out 0-5.
Silverman-Lloyd posted back-to-back career-highs as the Bears went 1-1 on the final road trip of the years. Silverman-Lloyd averaged 21 points and shot 81.8 percent (9-of-11) from 3-point range in the two games. He tied a career-high with 20 points on 4-of-5 three-pointers in a 93-87 loss at No. 20 Emory on Friday, and followed that up with a career-best 22 points on 5-of-6 3-pointers in a 94-87 win at Rochester on Sunday.
Flannery averaged 25.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals while shooting 51.5 percent from the floor and 100 percent from the line as the Beavers won a pair of conference games. He opened the week with 19 points, six boards and four assists in a 76-57 victory over Springfield, and then scored 24 of his 31 points in the second half and overtime in Saturday's 77-73 win over Clark. Flannery, who finished 10-of-19 from the floor and 8-of-8 at the line, also had five rebounds and three steals against the Cougars.
Powdrill amassed 63 points, 23 rebounds, seven assists, four steals and four blocks in two games while helping the Kingsmen win their seventh straight game and secure sole possession of first place in the SCIAC. On an unforgettable senior night, Powdrill played all 55 minutes of a 111-108 triple-overtime victory against Whittier, pouring in 36 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. The senior scored five of the final six points for CLU and sank a season-high 14 of 17 from the free-throw line while dishing out five assists and tallying three steals. Earlier in the week, Powdrill scored 27 points on a 10-for-15 shooting night and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Kingsmen to a 71-64 win over La Verne.
Anderson averaged 22.7 points, 11 rebounds and 1.3 assists while adding three steals and nine blocks over three games. The junior forward shot 58.7 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from deep. Anderson saved his best game for the Eagles' final game of the week posting 33 points and 17 boards which also included two threes and two blocks.
The Yellowjackets only played one game last week but it was a big one, and Linzmeier led the way to victory. Linzmeier posted a triple-double Saturday afternoon, playing all but one minute of the game and helping the Yellowjackets to the win at home, 58-46 over No. 20 UW-Oshkosh. The win avenged a loss earlier in the season to the Titans and helped the Yellowjackets jump into a tie for first place in the WIAC with Oshkosh. She finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
Hairston scored career-high 41 points in a win over USA South (Northern Division) leader Greensboro Feb. 11 at home. In the process, became Ferrum's all-time leading scorer and now has 1555 career points. She shot 60 percent from the floor, 9-for-17 from 3-point range and 13-for-15 from the line, averaging 27 points and 3.3 assists in the three games.
Moss helped lead the top-ranked Saints to a pair of wins last week over Geneva and Washington and Jefferson. She led the team in scoring, rebounding and assists as she averaged 30.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game, while dishing out 12 assists to go with three blocks and four steals. Moss scored 43 points and pulled down 13 rebounds, while recording five assists and two steals against W&J.
Alakai set career-highs in points and rebounds in Smith's 63-61 loss to Trinity (Conn.) on Feb. 11, scoring 24 points and grabbing nine boards. She followed that performance up with 20 points, six rebounds and three assists against Babson on Saturday, marking the 17th time in 22 games this season Alakai has scored in double-figures for the Pioneers. For the week, Alakai averaged 22 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and one steal.
Dyslin averaged 21.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 4.5 blocks and 1.5 steals per game as the Warriors won both their games over the weekend. She netted a career-high 26 points, including the game-winning layup at the buzzer, to defeat Berry, tied for first in the SAA at the time. She also had 14 rebounds, an assist, three blocks and a steal in the win against Vikings. In Sunday's win against Oglethorpe, Dyslin posted her ninth double-double of the year with 17 points and 11 boards. She also had a pair of steals and a season-high six blocks. She shot 72.7 percent (16-of-22) from the field and 91.7 percent (11-of-12) from the free throw line on the week.