MARSHFIELD, Mass. – Mitchell College freshman Amina Wiley was named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week for the sport of women's basketball, as announced by the league on Monday morning.
Wiley averaged a double-double of 12.3 points and 10.7 rebounds over three games for the Mariners. She finished with 14 points, 12 rebounds and three steals in a road win at Saint Joseph (CT). She then recorded 11 points and eight boards against Wentworth, and in Mitchell's most recent outing, the rookie contributed 12 points, 12 rebounds and three steals against Albertus Magnus.
Wiley, who earns rookie honors for the first time, has played in nine games and made eight starts this season. The 6-0 forward is averaging team highs of 13.8 points and 9.7 rebound per game, and she ranks sixth in the NECC in scoring and fourth in rebounding.
Mitchell (5-5 overall, 4-0 NECC) will next host Elms College on Tuesday, January 8 at 6 p.m.