2014-15 Women's Basketball Players of the Week

  • Anais Weatherly, Guilford, So., Forward
    February 23, 2015
    Weatherly, a sophomore from Winston-Salem, N.C., helped the Quakers wrap up the fifth seed going into the ODAC Tournament with a pair of wins last week. Weatherly opened with 18 points, seven rebounds and three assists in a 73-71 triumph at Emory & Henry. She was 8-of-17 from the field. Weartherly followed that with a career-high 32 points to help the Quakers to a 72-66 win over regionally-ranked Lynchburg. She was 12-of-22 from the field and 7-of-8 from the charity. She added five rebounds, three assists and four steals to her totals. Weatherly is currently eighth in the ODAC in scoring at 14.2 points per game. She's first in offensive rebounds (83) and third in total rebounding (8.8 rpg), steals (62) and field goals made (152).
  • Chloe Harris, Emory & Henry, Fr., Guard
    February 16, 2015
    Harris, a freshman from Bristol, Va., helped the Wasps to a pair of wins last week, making it four victories in the last five games for E&H. Harris opened with 12 points, three rebounds, four assists and five steals in a 77-41 triumph over Hollins. She buried four three-pointers in the contest. Harris hit three more shots from deep against Randolph-Macon, including the game-winning bucket with nine-seconds to play for an 85-84 win. The victory marks the first time E&H has recorded more than 10 wins since 2005-06. Harris finished with 16 points to go with six rebounds, five assists and five more steals. She currently averages 10.3 points per game. She's third in the ODAC in three-point shooting (41.5%) and eighth in three-pointers made (39-of-94). She's sixth in steals (50) and seventh in assists (68).
  • Shakeerah Sykes, Eastern Mennonite, Sr., Forward
    February 09, 2015
    Sykes, a senior from Dumfries, Va., posted a pair of double-doubles to help Eastern Mennonite to two ODAC wins last week. Sykes dropped in 20 points with 11 rebounds to lead EMU to a 71-59 win at Washington and Lee. She was 9-of-16 from the field, adding an assist to her stat line. In a 78-63 triumph over Randolph, Sykes collected her 11th double-double of the season with 19 points and 11 rebounds, adding an assist and five steals. She shot 8-of-13 from the field, making her 17-of-29 (58.6%) for the week. For the season, Sykes is fifth in the ODAC in scoring (15.4 ppg) and total points scored (307). She leads the ODAC in field goal shooting (55.5%) and is third in field goals made (132-of-238) and rebounding (9.0 rpg).
  • Katie Anderson, Randolph-Macon, Jr., Forward
    February 02, 2015
    Anderson, a junior from Beaverdam, Va., picks up her second weekly award after posting a pair of double-doubles to give her a dozen on the season, tops in the ODAC. She opened with a 19-point 15-rebound effort in a 73-53 road win at Randolph College. She added an assist and two steals to her stat line. Anderson followed that with 28 points and 12 rebounds in a loss to Lynchburg College (73-62). She was 7-of-12 from the field and cashed out 13-of-15 shots from the charity stripe. She added two assists and three steals to her daily effort. For the season, Anderson is fifth in the ODAC in scoring (15.2 ppg) and total points scored (274). She leads the ODAC in rebounding (11.8 rpg), total rebounds (213) and defensive rebounds (156).
  • Emily Perszyk, Washington and Lee, Fr., Guard
    January 26, 2015
    Perszyk, a freshman from Greendale, Wis., helped the Generals to a pair of conference wins to move within one game of the top spot in the ODAC standings. Perszyk buried nine three-pointers on the week, bringing her season total to 34 -- the most at W&L since Meg Ingram connected on 66 in 2012. Perszyk notced a game-best 22 points in a 64-49 win at Randolph. She nailed 6-of-10 from deep, making five of those shots (including three straight possessions) during a decisive 25-10 run over the final 10 minutes to defeat the WildCats. She added four rebounds and two steals to her totals. In a 83-72 home win over Virginia Wesleyan, Perszyk connected on 3-of-4 from long distance, finishing with 11 points and two rebounds to help the Generals to their seventh win in eight games. Perszyk is averaging 9.4 points per game. Her 34 made three-pointers rank fifth in the ODAC, while she's eighth in three-point percentage (37.0).
  • Shannon Allan, Lynchburg, Sr., Forward
    January 19, 2015
    Allan, senior from Warwick, N.Y., helped Lynchburg move into a tie for first place in the ODAC with a trio of wins last week, including two ODAC triumphs with one coming against previously ODAC-unbeaten Eastern Mennonite. Allan, who shot 57.1-percent (20-of-35) for the week, opened with 19 points on 6-of-9 shooting and 3-of-4 from deep towards 19 points in LC's 72-53 victory over cross-town rival Randolph. She made all four shots from the stripe while collecting two rebounds and a pair of steals. She then hit 7-of-10 overall and 1-of-2 from deep on the way to 15 points with two boards, three assists and a blocked shot in a non-conference win over Salem, 87-58. Allan capped her week with 17 points, three boards, three assists, a steal and a blocked shot in the Hornets' 70-66 triumph over EMU. She notched 12 markers in the second half as LC staved away any EMU comeback attempt. For the season, Allan is fifth in the ODAC in scoring at 16.0 points per game. She's third in total points (240) and free throw shooting (84.3%; 43-of-51) and sixth in three-point prowess (38.0%; 19-of-50).
  • Sarah Parsons, Randolph-Macon, Sr., Guard
    January 12, 2015
    Parsons, a senior from Glen Allen, Va., helped the Yellow Jackets extend their winning streak to five games with a pair of ODAC victories, including one over previously league-unbeaten and preseason #1 Lynchburg College. Parsons went for 18 points in the Yellow Jackets 75-56 road win at LC, adding three rebounds with four assists and three steals. She followed that up with 21 points, hitting a trio of three-pointers, in a 74-61 victory at Roanoke. She was 7-of-14 from the field and 4-of-4 from the stripe. She added three boards, two assists and a steal. For the season, Parsons is third in the conference in scoring (16.1 ppg) and overall points scored (193). She leads the ODAC in free throws made (49), shooting them at an 81.7-percent clip (8th).
  • Jess Rheinheimer, Eastern Mennonite, Jr., Forward
    January 05, 2015
    Rheinheimer, a junior from Manheim, Pa., picks up her second weekly award of the season after exploding in two wins for the Royals. Rheinheimer notched a pair of double-doubles and twice set personal career-highs for single-game scoring. In a 74-54 road win at Christopher Newport, she was 10-of-16 from the field on the way to a then career-best 29 points with 12 rebounds, two assists and two steals. She was 3-of-5 from downtown. Rheinheimer then became the first ODAC player to score 40 or more points since 2005 (44 - Kristine Ellis, Guilford) with 41 points and 10 rebounds in a 72-47 win over Washington College. She was 17-of-24 from the field, hitting 4-of-7 from deep. She added three steals and two blocked shots. For the week, Rheinheimer averaged 35 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 67.5-percent (27-of-40) from the field. She has scored 23 or more points in four of the past five games. She leads the ODAC in scoring (20.4 ppg) and field goals made (80). She's third in blocked shots (11) and fifth in rebounding (8.1 ppg) and field goal shooting (.533).
  • Nancy Kelly, Virginia Wesleyan, Sr., Forward
    December 22, 2014
    Kelly, a senior from Phoenix, Md., earned all-tournament team recognition after helping the Marlins to a pair of wins at the St. Thomas Classic in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. In Virginia Wesleyan's opening 61-52 over Nichols (Mass.), Kelly posted career-highs of 21 points and 21 rebounds. The 21 boards set a new ODAC seasonal top mark with 11 of her caroms coming via the offensive glass. She is just hte third Marlin to ever record a 20-plus rebound game. She shot 10-of-17 from the field. In a 67-63 triumph over Emerson (Mass.), Kelly notched 14 points and five board while adding two assists. She was 6-of-9 from the field. Overall, Kelly averaged 17.5 points and 13.0 rebounds, shooting 61.5-percent (16-of-26). She's averaging 12.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. She leads the ODAC in field goal shooting at 63.2-percent (55-of-87).
  • Kelly Jones, Virginia Wesleyan, Jr., Guard
    December 15, 2014
    Jones, a junior from Ellicott City, Md., helped the Marlins to a 73-60 triumph over Methodist University for the squad's third-straight win. Jones posted a game-best 20 points in 23 minutes off the bench for Virginia Wesleyan. She was 8-of-13 from the field, canning a trio of three-pointers in the process. She helped VWC to a seven-point first half advantage with 18 markers in the opening 20 minutes. She further stuffed the stat sheets with three rebounds, three assists and just as many steals. For the season, Jones is averaging 9.5 points and is tied for eighth in the league with 12 made three-pointers.
  • Jess Rheinheimer, Eastern Mennonite, Jr., Forward
    December 08, 2014
    Rheinheimer, a junior from Manheim, Pa., led Eastern Mennonite to a pair of wins last week, averaging 25.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals. In an 81-76 road win at Randolph-Macon, Rheinheimer posted a game-high 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting. He was 3-for-5 from deep and 6-of-6 from the foul line. She added six boards and three assists. Rheinheimer was back at in a 81-65 home win over Ferrum. She scored 23 points on 9-of-17 from the hitting, drilling 3-of-6 from beyond the arc and both of her foul shots. She also collected seven rebounds with five assists and three steals. For the season, Rheinheimer first in free throw shooting (17-of-18; 94.4%), fifth in scoring (17.1 ppg) and ninth in rebounding (7.1 rpg).
  • Kali Cuttaia, Guilford, Sr., Forward
    December 01, 2014
    Cuttaia, a senior from Eden, N.C., helpe the Quakers open their ODAC schedule with a 77-50 victory over Bridgewater. Cuttaia posted a game-best and career-high 21 points as she was 9-of-13 from the field including 3-for-3 from beyond the arc. She added six rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal to her stat line. Cuttaia currently averages 9.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. She leads the ODAC with 10 blocked shots.
  • Katie Anderson, Randolph-Macon, Jr., Forward
    November 24, 2014
    Anderson, a junior from Beaverdam, Va., helped lead Randolph-Macon to a trio of wins last week, including two at the R-MC Tip-Off Classic in which Anderson earned Most Outstanding Player honors. Anderson led off her week with 12 points and eight boards in a 68-58 win at Marymount (Va.). She added two assists and a steal. She followed that with the first of two double-doubles in the tournament, going for 14 points and 14 rebounds and two steals in an 85-57 win over Methodist. She capped her week with 14 points and the first 20-rebound contest in the ODAC this season in a 73-68 triumph over Stevenson. Anderson shot 51.7-percent from the field for the week, hitting 10-of-13 from the foul line, including an 8-for-8 showing against Stevenson. She currently leads the ODAC in rebounding at 14.3 per game.
  • Tatum McKee, Roanoke, Sr., Forward
    November 17, 2014
    McKee, a senior from Cornelius, N.C., earned MVP honors at the Guilford Tip-Off Invitational after leading the Maroons to the tournament title with a pair of wins, including a 74-62 triumph over 18th-ranked Christopher Newport University. McKee opened with a double-double in a 64-47 win over Meredith. She posted 15 points and 11 rebounds with five steals. She made all eight of her foul shots. She missed just one over the two games as she was 7-of-8 against CNU on the way to 18 points and eight rebounds with two assists and another steal. She knocked down a trio of three-pointers. The two victories also mark the first for new head coach Carla Flaherty.