CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Tori Jarosz, a Cortlandt Manor native, has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the fifth time in her career and third time this season, the conference announced Monday.
The hot stretch continued for Jarosz and the Red Foxes as the team went 3-0 on the week and Jarosz reached two personal milestones. On Monday, Jarosz scored her 1,000th career point, as the Red Foxes beat the Saint Peter's Peacocks 69-46 for their fifth straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference win in a row. Jarosz finished the night with her 15th double-double of the year with 18 points on 5-for-13 shooting and 8-for-9 from the free throw line, 19 rebounds (two shy of the program single game record), six blocks, and two assists.
Jarosz followed it up with another big performance to help the Red Foxes move into first place in the conference with a 66-37 win over Siena. Jarosz led the team with 19 points on 6-for-13 shooting from the field and 7-for-8 from the free throw line along with 16 rebounds and six blocks.
At 8:30 of the third quarter, Jarosz picked up her fifth block of the game and the 163rd of her career, breaking the all-time program record which was held by Diesa Siedel.
To cap off the week Jarosz led Marist to another win, the team’s seventh in a row, as the Red Foxes downed Rider, 74-56. Jarosz secured her NCAA leading 17th double-double of the season putting up 13 points and pulling down 12 rebounds in just 19 minutes of play.
For the week, Jarosz averaged 16.7 points per game, grabbed 15.7 rebounds per game, and swatted 4.7 shots per game averaging just 28 minutes of play. Up next Jarosz and the Red Foxes travel to take on Saint Peter’s on Friday, Feb. 5. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
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