Women's Basketball Weekly Award Winners: Week 7

two-time LEC Player of the Week Nakira Examond

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Nakira Examond (New Bedford, Mass. ), Junior, Forward, UMass Dartmouth

Examond was named LEC Player of the Week for the second time this season after averaging 24.5 points and 14 rebounds per game while shooting 67.9 percent (19-28) from the floor in a 2-0 week for the Corsairs. She scored 26 points while going 11-for-13 from the field and pulling down 14 rebounds in a 64-56 win over Southern Maine before netting 23 points with 14 boards in a 76-57 non-conference victory over Regis. 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK - Kristen Curley (Gorham, Maine), Freshman, Guard, Southern Maine

Curley repeated as LEC Rookie of the Week after averaging 19.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.5 steals per game for the Huskies, while shooting 48.1 percent (13-27) from the field. She had 19 points, four rebounds and two assists against Husson, and led Southern Maine in scoring with 19 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the field to go with four rebounds and a career-best nine steals at UMass Dartmouth.