Mikayla Pucci Earns Second NEWBA Rookie of the Week Honor

Mikayla Pucci Earns Second NEWBA Rookie of the Week Honor

NORTON, Mass. - First-year forward Mikayla Pucci has been named Rookie of the Week by the New England Women's Basketball Association for the second time this season. 

Pucci averaged 16.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in a 1-2 week for the Lyons. Mikayla's top performance came in Monday's five-point loss at Coast Guard, when she scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds. In a loss to MIT on Thursday, the freshman totaled 12 points and seven boards, before finishing with 14 points and seven rebounds against Mount Holyoke on Saturday. Pucci shot 46.3 percent (19-of-41) from the field and 92.3 percent (12-of-13) from the free throw line for the week. 

Wheaton resumes their schedule on January 20 when they travel to Worcester, Mass. for a 2:00 p.m. contest vs. WPI.  VIDEO / LIVE STATS