Shayna Rodriguez Selected as NEAC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week

Shayna Rodriguez Selected as NEAC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Shayna Rodriguez as its Student-Athlete of the Week selection in women’s basketball for the week ending Nov. 19. This week’s selection marks the first honoree of the 2017-18 basketball season.

Shayna Rodriguez (Philadelphia, Pa.) from Penn State Abington has been named the NEAC Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week after guiding her team to a 2-1 start to open the season. The Nittany Lions junior guard totaled 69 points, 21 rebounds, 18 assists and 17 steals in her first three games. Over the weekend, Rodriguez scored 53 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out 16 assists in a pair of wins over St. Joseph’s (L.I.) and Cedar Crest College  to earn a spot on the John K. Adams Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament Team. For the week, she averaged 23 points per game while shooting 50.9 percent from the field and 86.7 percent from the free-throw line.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.