Team of the Week

Scoutware The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is's weekly honor roll, in its 17th season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

Men Pos. Women
Omar St. John, Sr.
York (N.Y.)
G Danyel Bradley, Jr.
Howard Payne
Ahmad Smith, Sr.
G Alanna Vose, Jr.
University of New England
Andy Orr, Fr.
Lebanon Valley
F Sydney Moss, Jr.
Thomas More
Mitch Wettig, Sr.
F Jah-Leah Ellis, Sr.
New Rochelle
Chad Copeland, Jr.
C Lisa Murphy, So.
Carnegie Mellon
Games of Nov. 24-30, 2014


Omar St. John
St. John tied a school record by scoring 46 points in a win over Medgar Evers on Tuesday. He followed up that performance with a 36-point effort against the Rochester on Saturday. He also hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 22 seconds left in that game to defeat the Yellowjackets. St. John averaged 31.7 points and 4.3 assists in a 2-1 week, including a loss to Eastern Connecticut. He shot 34-for-65 from the floor (52 percent), 8-for-19 from 3-point range (42 percent) and 19-for-24 from the line (79 percent).

Ahmad Smith
Smith averaged 23 points, 6.5 rebounds and three assists in a 2-0 week for the Gorloks. That included a 21-point night vs. MacMurray featured 4-for-6 shooting from 3-point range and a much-needed 25 points in a 92-88 win at Loras. He shot 53 percent from the floor for the week.

Andy Orr
Orr averaged 19.5 points and 13 rebounds in two games last week, including playing a key role in Lebanon Valley's second-half comeback win at unbeaten Messiah. Orr had 18 points and 17 rebounds in a mid-week game at Delaware Valley that saw LVC nearly pull off a comeback; at Messiah, the freshman scored 21 with nine rebounds, four steals, and three assists, including three three-pointers in the second half that helped LVC erase a 12-point deficit to win 83-80. Orr had 17 points in the second half. He shot 13-for-27 (52 percent) for the week, including 3-for-5 from 3-point range and 8-for-10 at the line.

Mitch Wettig
Wettig led Pacific in scoring in two contests in Hawaii, leading the Boxers to a 1-1 week.  He went 8-of-16 from the field and 2-of-3 from 3-point range in Friday's game against Cal Lutheran. He was even better against Luther on Saturday, going 8-for-12 and 5-for-7 en route to 26 points. Wettig averaged 23.5 points per game, connected on 57 percent from the field and 70 percent from 3-point range.

Chad Copeland
Copeland averaged 28.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals while shooting 57.5 percent from the floor in a 1-1 week. He recorded his third double-double of the year with 31 points, 11 rebounds and three steals in a 75-70 win over Plymouth State on Tuesday. Copeland then added 26 points with five rebounds and two steals in a 72-68 loss to Southern Vermont. 


Danyel Bradley
Danyel Bradley recorded back to back 30 plus point games this past weekend at Southwestern's tournament. Bradley tied a career high with 34 points along with 11 rebounds in a victory at tournament host Southwestern, scoring the game-winning layup as time expired. The next day she scored 33 points with 11 rebounds in a win over Schreiner. She made 27 of 29 free throws. Bradley averaged 33.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 3.0 steals.

Alanna Vose
Vose had 21 points and three steals, while making 6-of-10 from behind the arc, as UNE topped Bowdoin for the second time in three years following a 17-game losing streak.

Sydney Moss
Moss helped lead the Saints to a 2-0 record of their weekend tournament. She recorded a pair of double-doubles, averaging 31.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game, while totaling five assists and recording four steals. Moss shot 60.5 percent (20-of-43) from the floor and 57.1 percent (4-for-7) from 3-point range. In Saturday's win over La Roche, Moss scored 27 points to become the 16th player in Thomas More history to score 1,000 career points. She has 1,001 points in 36 games with the Saints.

Jah-Leah Ellis
Ellis averaged 21.7 points, 24.0 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 3.3 steals and 1.7 blocks per game in helping the Blue Angels to a 3-0 week, including repeating as Dr. Betty Shabazz Tournament champions. She had 25 points, 27 rebounds, eight assists and three steals against Old Westbury in the opening round of the Shabazz Tournament, then capped off her tournament MVP weekend by falling an assist short of a triple double, tallying 28 points, 27 rebounds and nine assists, adding four steals and three blocks in the championship game win over Yeshiva.

Lisa Murphy
Murphy led the Tartans to a 4-0 week while averaging 24.2 points and 13.2 rebounds a game. She recorded three double-doubles and was one rebound shy of a fourth. The sophomore scored a season-high 29 points in the team's 74-58 win against Grove City. She led the team to the championship at Marietta's tournament, earning MVP honors. In the championship game, Murphy hauled in a career-tying 21 rebounds. To start the week, Murphy tied a career-high with six blocked shots against Penn State-Altoona.