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NJCAA Women's Basketball Players of the Week: Jan. 14-20
 January 23, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Abigial Asoro (Daytona State, Fla.), Arnisha Thomas (Illinois Valley CC) and Mecca Norfleet (Hostos CC, N.Y.) have been named NJCAA women’s basketball players of the week for games Jan. 14-20.


Abigail Asoro – Daytona State College, Fla.
Forward – Stockholm, Sweden

In two games last week in the Sunshine State, Asoro stepped up for the Falcons with back-to-back double-double performances. In a 66-55 win over College of Central Florida, the freshman scored 36 points on 13-of-24 shooting from the field to go along with 15 rebounds and five steals. Despite falling 83-74 to Florida State-Jacksonville, Asoro posted 27 points and hauled down 12 rebounds.


Arnisha Thomas – Illinois Valley Community College
Guard – Milwaukee, Wis. – Bradley Technical & Trade School

The No. 20 Eagles picked up back-to-back victories last week behind Thomas’ dominant interior play. Thomas racked up 28 points and 17 rebounds in a 74-73 win against Highland CC (Ill.). The sophomore came back with 35 points, 16 rebounds and five steals in an 80-64 victory over Sauk Valley CC (Ill).


Mecca Norfleet – Hostos Community College, N.Y.
Guard – Queens, N.Y. – School of the Future

Norfleet led the Caimans to two much-needed victories last week. The freshman put her versatility on display against Borough of Manhattan CC (N.Y.), registering 23 points, six rebounds, five assists and seven steals en route to a 48-46 win. In a 65-58 victory over Nassau CC (N.Y.), Norfleet repeated her 23-point performance and added six assists to the effort.


Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Games up to Nov. 11)
DI: Shelby Key (G) – Harford CC, Md.
DII: Courtney Murphy (G) – Oakland CC, Mich.
DIII: Rebekah Aase (C) – Riverland CC, Minn.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Nov. 12-18)
DI: Tamara Jones (F) – Garden City CC, Kan.
DII: Courtney Cayard (G) – Patrick Henry CC, Va.
DIII: Jenna Lundun (G) – Northland CTC, Minn.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Nov. 19-25)
DI: Brianna Lancaster (C) – Shelton State CC, Ala.
DII: None
DIII: Mariah McDonald (G) – Vermilion CC, Minn.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Nov. 26 – Dec. 2)
DI: Julia Davis (F) – Bismarck State, N.D.
DII: Haley Witchella (F) – Alfred State, N.Y.
DIII: Briana McCurdy (G) – Joliet JC, Ill.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Dec. 3-9)
DI: Rayven Brooks (G) – Chipola College, Fla.
DII: Jakeenya Evans (G) – Prairie State, Ill.
DIII: Rebekah Aase (C) – Riverland CC, Minn.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Dec. 31 – Jan. 6)
DI: Shicole Watts (F) – Garden City CC, Kan.
DII: None
DIII: Revonnia Howard (C) – Rock Valley College, Ill.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Jan. 7-13)
DI: Joymesia Howard (F) – Central Arizona College
DII: Courtney Dyer (G) – Schoolcraft College, Mich.
DIII: Alicia Cox (G) – Cumberland CC, N.J.

Women’s Basketball Players of the Week (Jan. 14-20)
DI: Abigail Asoro (F) – Daytona State, Fla.
DII: Arnisha Thomas (G) – Illinois Valley CC
DIII: Mecca Norfleet (G) – Hostos CC, N.Y.

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