FOREST, Va. --- The Thanksgiving holiday may have limited contests over the past week, but that didn't keep ODAC athletes from putting forth some outstanding performances. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Kelly Williams from Randolph-Macon women's basketball and Devin Kearns from Washington and Lee men's basketball.
Below are entries for both winners from the past week of competition. Click on the associated links to see that sport's weekly honor roll.
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ODAC Players of the Week
Thru Week Prior to: November 27, 2017
Devin Kearns, Washington and Lee, Jr., Guard
Kearns, a junior from Cibolo, Texas, helped the Generals to a pair of wins to even their record at 2-2 on the season. Kearns opened his week with 19 points and 10 assists for his first double-double of the season in a 96-57 triumph over Southern Virginia. He was 8-of-17 from the field and 3-of-3 from the foul line. He also notched four steals and two rebounds. Kearns was nearly as good in Washington and Lee's ODAC-opening victory over Hampden-Sydney, 92-67. He registered 16 points that included 6-of-6 from the stripe. He added eight assists, five rebounds, and three steals to his stat line. Kearns currently leads the ODAC in assists (25), assists per game (6.3), and steals per game (2.3). He is averaging 16.5 points per contest, which is just outside the ODAC's top-10.
Click to learn more about the past week in ODAC MEN'S BASKETBALL
Kelly Williams, Randolph-Macon, So., Center
Williams, a sophomore from Garysburg, N.C., stayed red-hot in the Yellow Jackets lone game of the week, helping Randolph-Macon to a 72-71 win over The Apprentice School to improve to 3-1. Williams went for 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field. She added 22 rebounds (10 offensive) to mark her third game of at least 20 points and 20 rebounds this season. She also notched two assists and three blocked shots, the last of which came with 0:03 on the fourth period clock to preserve the one-point victory. Williams currently leads the ODAC in scoring (25.8), rebounding (21.8), field goals made (40), blocked shots (16), and all total rebounding categories --- offensive (36), defensive (51), overall (87). She is second in total points scored (103) and third in free throws made (23).
Click to learn more about the past week in ODAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL