FOREST, Va. --- With the end-of-year holiday season approaching, basketball will be the lone ODAC sport in action with the calendar turn on the horizon. Those earning weekly honors in women's and men's basketball are Peyton Williams from Emory & Henry and Jake Hahn from Hampden-Sydney.
Below are entries for both winners from today's multi-sport release. Click on the associated links to see that sport's weekly honor roll.
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MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jake Hahn | Hampden-Sydney | Jr. | Forward/Center
Hahn, a junior from Ruckersville, Va., put together a career-best performance in leading Hampden-Sydney to its third straight victory with an 81-67 decision over Southern Virginia. Hahn posted personal-highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds to account for his third consecutive and fifth overall double-double on the season. He was 9-of-11 from the field including 2-of-3 from downtown. He also dished out a pair of assists and blocked shot. For the season, Hahn is averaging 14.3 points per game and ranks fourth in the ODAC in rebounding (9.4) and total boards (85). He leads the league in minutes played (33.7) and defensive rebounds (68), is sixth in field goals made (53-of-100), and ninth in field goal shooting (.530).
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Peyton Williams | Emory & Henry | Sr. | Forward
Williams, a senior from Saltville, Va., capped her impressive first half of the season with her third ODAC weekly award after leading Emory & Henry to a 75-54 victory over Southern Virginia. The Wasps, who are receiving votes towards the D3hoops.com Top-25 poll, will enter 2020 at 9-1 overall and riding an eight-game winning streak. Williams matched her career-high for the fourth time this season with 26 points on 8-of-17 from the field and 8-of-9 from the stripe. She came up one rebound short of her eighth double-double of the season as she ranks second in NCAA Division III with seven double-doubles. She also came away with four steals, dished out an assist, and blocked a shot. Williams currently leads the ODAC in scoring (17.4) and total points scored (174) and is second in rebounding (10.2). She leads the league in free throws made (21-of-62), defensive rebounds (80), and total rebounds (102). She is second in steals (25), field goals made (55-of-115), and minutes played (34.8) and seventh in field goal shooting (.478) and free throw shooting (.823).
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