CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Senior center Tori Jarosz (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the third time in her career and first time this season, the conference announced Monday.
Jarosz averaged 18 points and 14 rebounds, recording two double-doubles in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s opening weekend. Jarosz also recorded 1.5 blocks per game, 1.5 assists per game, averaged 34 minutes a game and shot 48 percent from the field as the Red Foxes earned wins against the league’s defending champions and the preseason poll favorite.
In the Red Foxes first game of the week, Jarosz scored 16 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and swatted three shots as the Red Foxes defeated Quinnipiac, 56-47.
Against Fairfield, Jarosz improved on her scoring output, this time notching 20 points, and also pulled down an identical amount of rebounds to her first game of the week with 14. Jarosz also shot 6-for-11 from the field, good for .545 percent, and 8-for-10 from the free-throw stripe. The two double-doubles bumped Jarosz’s season total up to five in nine games.
To go along with her honor from the MAAC, Jarosz was also named College Sports Madness MAAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her exceptional performance during the past week’s action.
Up next Jarosz and the Red Foxes travel to take on Boston University on Saturday, Dec. 12. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
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