Flint's Double-Double and Eight Steals Earns Her Empire 8 Player of the Week

ALFRED, NY -- Junior transfer Gillian Flint (Caledonia, NY/Caledonia-Mumford) earned her first Empire 8 Women's Basketball Player of the Week Honors on Monday as made official in an announcement by Associate Commissioner, Joe Venniro.

Flint was close to a triple-double stat line on Saturday at SUNY Cobleskill as she recorded 20 points, 10 rebounds (seven defensive) and eight steals. She also chipped in two assists on the day. Despite the loss to Cobleskill, Flint still had the game-high in points and was second on the team in rebounds (fourth in the game in rebounds).

Flint was joined on the Empire 8 Weekly Awards by fellow Saxons, Brewster Marshall (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads) and Mike Schmidt (Olean, NY/Olean) as the pair swept the men's basketball awards with Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively. Marshall joined Flint as the two Saxons of the Week on Monday as well.

Flint and the Saxons will next travel to The College at Brockport on Friday, November 15 for a 7 p.m. tip-off against the hosts before taking on the either Keuka College or Medaille College on Saturday at either 2 p.m. or 4 p.m.