Rodriguez Named Division II Women’s Basketball Player of the Week
UMaine-Machias' Sabree Rodriguez has been named the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Rodriguez was selected based on her performances from Feb. 8 - 14 and was chosen out of a pool of conference player of the week selections among 15 conferences.
Rodriguez, a 5’ 8” freshman, was the leading scorer to guide the Clippers to three wins last week. The rookie poured in 32 points, connecting on 12-of-20 shots from the floor, and snagged 10 rebounds in a 61-54 win over UMaine-Presque Isle in Sunrise Conference action. Rodriguez followed up with a 34-point showing against UMaine-Augusta in a 92-45 victory. Returning to league play, she had 19 points as the Clippers defeated Saint Joseph (Vt.) 85-59.
For the week, the Brockton, Mass., native hit 31-of-56 shots (.554) and was a blistering 17-of-20 from the charity stripe (.850).
Rodriguez's 3.7 offensive rebounds per game and 18.3 points per game rank 12th and 18th, respectively.