Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 2, 2019

Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 2, 2019

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Sahana Saikumar
School: Caltech
Year: First-Year
Position: Forward
Hometown: Arcadia, Calif.

Sahana Saikumar was excellent during a 1-2 week for Caltech that saw the Beavers fall to Willamette (59-47) and Bard (57-55) in a pair of close games, before posting a 64-35 win over Bethesda. Saikumar averaged 23.0 points per game and hit 48.2% of her shots from the field. She also averaged 12.3 rebounds per game, pulling down 14 in both the loss to Bard and the win over Bethesda. She also dished out a pair of assists, recorded three steals and notched nine blocked shots. 

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Maezelle Millan
School: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Year: Junior
Position: Guard
Hometown: Fontana, Calif.

Maezelle Millan helped Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) to a 3-0 week that included a 66-47 win over Willamette, a 104-70 win over Nebraska Wesleyan, and a 41-37 win over Gustavus Adolphus. Millan was a force for the Athenas on the defensive end, holding Gustavus Adolphus to just 37 points and finishing the week with 11 steals, a blocked shot and six rebounds. She also dished out 11 assists and 27 points.