Team of the Week

Sam Jefferson, Colby
Photo by Alec Chapman, courtesy of Colby athletics


The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is's weekly honor roll, in its 23rd season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

Men Pos. Women
Sam Jefferson, Sr.
G Sam Laranjo, Sr.
Ryan Turell, So.
G Caitlin Navratil, Sr.
Nebraska Wesleyan
Jake Rhode, Jr.
G | F Kayla Kline, Sr.
Justin Hardy, So.
Washington U.
F Dejah Terrell, So.
Matthew Mancuso, Sr.
F | C Emma Kiley, Fr.
St. Joseph's (Brooklyn)
Games of Nov. 18-24, 2019


Sam Laranjo

Laranjo scored a career high 36 points in a thrilling overtime win against D'Youville. She scored the first seven Keuka points in the extra period, leading her team with three assists to accompany five rebounds and five steals. Laranjo shot 68% from the floor.

Caitlin Navratil
Navratil recorded the first triple-double (26 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists) in NWU women's basketball history in a win over Westminster, then became the NWU career all-time leading scorer in a win over Johnson & Wales. On the week, Navratil averaged 24 points, nine rebounds, and six assists, shooting 50% from the field.

Kayla Kline
Kline averaged 22 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists per game while shooting 61% from the field in a pair of wins this week. She posted 24 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists in an 88-82 win over King's, then recorded 19 points, nine rebounds, and four assists against Rosemont.

Dejah Terrell
Terrell averaged 18 points, 13 rebounds, and 2 assists this week, to go with three steals and four blocks per game. She led undefeated Albright to two dominant wins, including a program high 100 points on Saturday.

Emma Kiley

Kiley averaged 25 points, 12 rebounds, and five blocks per game, leading St. Joseph's to a 2-0 mark on the week. She shot 68% from the field and committed no turnovers in 71 minutes of floor time. She had a game-high 29 points in a 79-72 victory over rival Brooklyn and came just two blocks short of a triple double in a 78-62 win over Farmingdale State on the road. 


Sam Jefferson
Jefferson averaged 24 points over three games, including a 35 point performance against Gordon where he set the Colby record for career three pointers. He shot 71% from the floor and 72% from three point range on the week.

Ryan Turell
Turell produced double-doubles in both games this week, leading Yeshiva to a 2-0 record. In the Skyline Conference opener, he scored 31 with 12 rebounds and eight assists. On the week, Turell shot 67% from the floor and averaged 28 points, 11 rebounds, and eight assists.

Jake Rhode
Rhode shot 60% from the floor in a 2-0 week for Elmhurst, including 46% from three. He averaged 27 points per game, including a season and game-high 33 in the Bluejay's 97-92 road win over defending National Champions and No. 2 UW-Oshkosh. Rhode also averaged five rebounds, two assists, and two steals on the week. 

Justin Hardy
Hardy averaged 20 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists per game on the way to garnering MVP of the Lopata Classic at WashU. He had 26 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in a 93-79 win over Coe, followed by his first career double-double (14 points, 10 rebounds) along with five assists in a 56-55 victory over UW-Eau Claire. Hardy shot 57% from the field for the week.

Matthew Mancuso
Mancuso put together a banner week in a pair of victories at Wilkes and Cabrini. He set career-high rebounding marks in both games, 17 at Wilkes and 22 at Cabrini to go with a career-high 38 points. He shot 57% from the field, 80% from three, and 76% from the FT line, averaging 29 points, 20 rebounds, four assists, two steals, and two blocks per game on the week.