Princeton, WV – Fairmont State’s Hailey Garrett and Glenville State’s Mishae Miles shared WVIAC Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.
Garrett, a 6-0 rookie forward from Fairmont, W. Va., averaged 19.7 points, eight rebounds and 2.7 assists while guiding the Falcons to a 3-0 week. She was an impressive 28-of-37 from the floor over the three-game span (76 percent). Garrett grabbed 24 rebounds on the week, 12 of which came on the offensive glass. In the win over WV State, she netted 20 points to go along with six boards. Against Seton Hill, Garrett totaled a career-high 21 points and snagged 10 rebounds. Garrett also chipped in four steals. She finished the week with 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists against Wheeling Jesuit.
Miles, a 6-0 senior forward from Chicago, Ill., led the Pioneers to a 2-0 week. She guided league-leading GSC to an 88-80 win over WV Wesleyan. In 32 minutes of action, she garnered 14 points and 19 rebounds. Against Charleston, Miles hit nine-of-11 from the field en route to a 19-point, 12-rebound performance. She also amassed a block and two steals in 31 minutes of playing time.
Other top performers: Shae Mebane (Bluefield State), Jolysa Brown (Concord), Sara Trimarco (Pitt-Johnstown), Emily Daniel (Shepherd), Emily Blevins (West Liberty), Cassy Sanderson (Wheeling Jesuit), Lydia Bridenbaugh (WV Wesleyan)
2011-12 Players of the Week:
2/13: Hailey Garrett (Fairmont State)/Mishae Miles (Glenville State)
2/6: Tiara Stossel (Seton Hill)
1/30: Tenisha Wilson (Glenville State)
1/23: Kaitlin Snyder (Fairmont State)
1/16: Jamie Kaufman (WV Wesleyan)
1/9: Jolysa Brown (Concord)/Lydia Bridenbaugh (WV Wesleyan)
1/3: Jamie Kaufman (WV Wesleyan)
12/20: Kaitlynn Fratz (Pitt-Johnstown)
12/12: Kaitlin Snyder (Fairmont State)/Lydia Bridenbaugh (WV Wesleyan)
12/05: Katie Biggs (Shepherd)
11/28: Jolysa Brown (Concord)
11/21: Charlene Diggs (Bluefield State)
11/14: Emily Daniel (Shepherd)