ASHLEIGH CLAYBROOKS EARNS SECOND MEAC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK AWARD
Jan. 28, 2013
NORFOLK, Va. - Ashleigh Claybrooks has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced on Monday.
Claybrooks (Manassas, Va.) earned her first Rookie of the Week honor on December 10th. UMES has earned four MEAC Rookie of the Week awards this season, including two by Alexis Udoji (Randolph, Mass.).
Claybrooks had a solid performance against Florida A&M on Saturday, leading the team with 12 points, a new career-high for the freshman forward, off 5-7 shooting and six rebounds. All of her scoring came in the second half against the Lady Rattlers.
In addition, Udoji was highlighted by the conference as an "Other Top Performer" for earning six blocks against Florida A&M.
Claybrooks, Udoji and the Lady Hawks will take on Bethune-Cookman today at 5:30 p.m. in Daytona Beach, Florida.