D3hoops.com Team of the Week

Scoutware The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is D3hoops.com'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
Scott Nikodemski, Sr.
G Marajiah Bacon, Fr.
Emmanuel Rainey, So.
G Meghan Martin, Sr.
Erik Fisher, Sr.
F Sara Tarbert, Sr.
Jared Holmquist, Sr.
F Lisa Murphy, Jr.
Carnegie Mellon
Alex Sorenson, So.
North Central (Ill.)
F Sabrina Macaulay, Sr.
Games of Dec. 21, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016


Stevenson athletics photo

Scott Nikodemski
Nikodemski shot 77 percent from the floor en route to averaging 21.5 points per game, then adding 6.5 assists per game in the process. It was the second time in his career that he scored 20-plus points in consecutive games.

Emmanuel Rainey
Rainey led Bard to its first 2-0 start in conference play since joining the Liberty League in 2011, averaging 22.5 points in two games, shooting 7-for-13 from 3-point range. His career-high 33 points led the Raptors to their first-ever win over defending conference champion Skidmore, and he had 12 the next day in a low-scoring thriller over Union.

Erik Fisher
Fisher averaged 25.7 points and 11.7 rebounds per game in three games, including a season-high 30 points and grabbed a career-best 19 rebounds against Albright on Saturday. He shot 51.7 percent from the floor and posted a pair of double-doubles, his fourth and fifth of the season.

Jared Holmquist
Holmquist notched double-doubles in both games this week and had a career-high six assists vs. Ohio Northern. Holmquist averaged 21.5 points and 10 rebounds in the two games.

Alex Sorenson
Averaged 18.5 points, 14.0 rebounds and 6.0 blocked shots in two North Central victories and 19 points, 12 boards and 4.3 blocks in the three games. He tied the school record for blocks in each of the two wins. Sorenson recorded all six blocks in second half at Robert Morris-Chicago as North Central limited the Eagles to 21.6 percent shooting in the second half. Put up 24 points on 9-of-10 shooting (4-of-5 from 3-point range) on Saturday as North Central opened CCIW play with a 76-64 win over North Park.


Marajiah Bacon
Bacon tied a Kean single-game record with 44 points on Sunday in a 15-point comeback win over Bridgewater State. She also had a game-high 26 points vs. No. 5 NYU on Saturday and helped stage a 22-point comeback that just fell short. She shot 37-for-71 from the floor, 9-for-17 from downtown and 20-for-25 from the line in three games.

Meghan Martin
Martin averaged 24 points and four rebounds, as Cabrini split a pair of games. She scored 20 points in a 71-60 loss to Widener before posting a career high 28 points in a 77-75 overtime win over Rowan, the Profs' first loss of the season. Martin hit nine of 14 shots from the field, including four out of six from 3-point range, with two of her 3-pointers on Cabrini's final two possessions to tie the game in regulation. In overtime, Martin scored eight of Cabrini's 16, including a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line.

Sara Tarbert
Tarbert poured in a program-record 41 points on 18-for-25 shooting while grabbing 15 rebounds in a win at Virginia Wesleyan on Wednesday. She posted her fifth and sixth double-doubles of the season while averaging 30.5 points and 13.0 rebounds per game and shooting 61% from the floor (25-for-41).

Lisa Murphy
Murphy shot 90.5 percent (19-for-21) from the floor and averaged 27.0 points and 10.5 rebounds as the Tartans improved to 10-0 on the season. In a 40-point win on the road against Westminster, Murphy scored 23 points in 26 minutes of action, missing just one attempt from the field. The Tartans then defeated Muskingum for their eighth double-digit victory while Murphy recorded her fourth 30-plus point game of the season (31) and fourth double-double of the season with 12 rebounds.

Sabrina Macaulay
Macaulay scored a career-high 26 points on 11 of 14 shooting (79 percent) in an 84-50 win vs. Pitt-Bradford. Macaulay also reached a career high with 19 rebounds, 17 coming on the defensive end.