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Sami Ashton Named NESCAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Sami Ashton NESCAC Player of the Week

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Senior women's basketball co-captain Sami Ashton (Clinton, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office. She is being recognized for the first time this season.

Ashton helped the Camels win the Dean Tip-Off Tournament by averaging 22.5 points, shooting 59.3 percent from the floor, including 41.7 percent from long range, being a perfect 4-of-4 at the line. She scored 23 points in a 77-58 victory over Regis and added 22 in a 68-55 win against Dean. The point guard also averaged 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals, and 1.5 assists per contest.

Connecticut College (2-0) will remain on the road to next face Emmanuel on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.