Pucci Named NEWBA Rookie of the Week

Pucci Named NEWBA Rookie of the Week

NORTON, Mass. - First-year Mikayla Pucci was named the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Rookie of the Week for her performance in Wheaton's opening week. 

The Lyon averaged 18.0 points on 57.1 percent shooting and 8.3 rebounds per game on her way to Kean University Classic All-Tournament Team accolades. Pucci led the Lyons to a 2-1 week, with the only loss coming on Friday to Cabrini in triple overtime when the freshman scored 30 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field and 12-of-14 from the free throw line to go with 12 rebounds. She also posted a 15-point, six-rebound effort on Saturday in a 63-51 win over Salisbury. 

Wheaton returns to action on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. for its New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener at Babson College. LIVE STATS /VIDEO