Team of the Week

Scoutware The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is's weekly honor roll, in its 18th season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

Men Pos. Women
Chris Fowler, Sr.
Iowa Wesleyan
G Giovanna Pickering, Jr.
Cam Kuhn, So.
Baldwin Wallace
G Tyra Harrison, So.
Farmingdale State
Jordan Rezendes, Sr.
G Antoinea McElroy, Sr.
Romario Fletcher, Jr.
SUNY Canton
F Taylor Russell, Sr.
Skyler Burgess, Sr.
F Lisa Murphy, Jr.
Carnegie Mellon
Games of Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2015


Carnegie Mellon athletics photo

Giovanna Pickering
Pickering averaged 17.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.5 steals as the Beavers picked up a pair of double-digit league victories. She scored 10 points, grabbed five boards and dished out three assists in Wednesday's 72-59 win over Emerson, and then finished with 24 points, a season-high seven assists, five rebounds and four steals to help Babson to a 81-56 triumph at Smith. 

Tyra Harrison
Harrison averaged a team-leading 28.3 points in three games. She shot 49 percent from the field and added 16 steals and nine assists. Harrison scored a game and career-high 35 points and had five steals at Sage. She poured in a game-high 30 points, had six assists and four steals vs. Albertus Magnus and added a game-high 20 points and seven steals in a win over Yeshiva.

Antoinea McElroy
McElory led Adrian to a 2-0 week, averaging a double-double of 27 points and 12.5 rebounds while shooting 69.0 percent from the field (20-for-29). She started her week with game highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds in a 66-63 win over visiting Alma on Wednesday. She added three assists and two blocks. On Saturday, she scored 21 of her career-high 33 points in the second half as the Bulldogs overcame a 17-point deficit to stun host Trine, 67-60. McElroy added 13 rebounds. She was 8-for-10 from the floor with 12 rebounds in the second half.

Taylor Russell
Russell averaged a double-double of 21.0 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as the War Hawks split two games. She equaled her career-high with 17 boards in an overtime win at Louisiana College, while also scoring the game-winning points.

Lisa Murphy
Murphy set an NCAA record and tied an NCAA record in a 2-0 week for Carnegie Mellon. On Monday, in a 81-73 victory against La Roche, Murphy shot 16-for-16 from the field to set the NCAA record for most consecutive shots made in a game. With that, she tied the NCAA record for most consecutive shots made for a season with 18, dating to the Tartans' win against Waynesburg on Nov. 24. She scored a career-high 37 points which is the most by a Division III women's player this season. On Saturday, Murphy missed her first three shots but finished 13-for-17 for 28 points as the Tartans came-from-behind for the second straight contest and beat Oberlin, 73-84. Murphy shot 87.9% and averaged 32.5 points and 10.5 rebounds for the week.


Chris Fowler
Chris Fowler started off the SLIAC portion of Iowa Wesleyan's schedule on a strong note, averaging 23.5 points, 10 assists and 6.0 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Tigers. He shot 17-for-30 from the floor (63 percent) and 9-for-12 from the foul line in wins vs. MacMurray and Fontbonne.

Cam Kuhn
Kuhn set a Baldwin Wallace single-game school record with 51 points and tied the school mark with nine 3-pointers in a 110-109 loss at Mount Union. He followed that up by making school-record 15 of 15 foul shots in an 80-69 win at Otterbein. Kuhn averaged 41.0 points per game, shooting 11-11-for-21 from 3-point range and 23-for-24 from the line.

Jordan Rezendes
Rezendes recorded the second-highest single game point total in program history vs. Worcester State with 48, only three off his own school record. He set a single-game program record for 3-pointers made in that game with 10. Rezendes averaged 36.0 points, 5.3 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals for the week.

Romario Fletcher
Fletcher led SUNY Canton to a 4-0 record as the Roos continued their perfect start to the season (7-0 overall). He averaged 16.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per game while shooting 55 percent from the field (23-for-42). He opened the week with 22 points and 14 rebounds on 7-for-13 shooting in a 79-58 victory against Utica. He added 14 points and seven rebounds in a 78-71 win against Clarkson, had a double-double vs. Houghton and 14 points in just 19 minutes of a blowout win vs. Albany Pharmacy.

Skyler Burgess
Burgess had a big weekend as Pacific opened Northwest Conference play 2-0 with wins vs. Willamette and George Fox. Burgess averaged 23 points per game and 12 rebounds, while also adding 1.5 blocks. Against Willamette, Burgess was 10-for-12 from the field for 24 points. He also blocked three shots and grabbed eight rebounds. On Saturday vs. George Fox, Burgess scored 22 points on 11-for-16 shooting from the field and grabbed 16 rebounds.