WATERVILLE, Maine - Following a week of competitive non-conference action for both men's and women's basketball at Bates College and Saint Joseph's College (Maine), the Husson basketball program swept the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Rookie of the Week honors.
Derek Collin, Husson
First-year, G - Bar Harbor, Maine
Collin led an explosive second half in a setback against Bates on Wednesday, scoring 14 points in 16 minutes to help Husson outscore the Bobcats in the second stanza. In total, Collin tallied 18 points, on 61.5 percent shooting, and eight rebounds in the loss. He continued to display confidence under the glass, grabbing a team-high seven rebounds, and added two points, two assists, and two steals, against Saint Joseph's College (Maine).
Bailey Donovan, Husson
First-year, C - Island Falls, Maine
In a tough out-of-conference week for Husson, Donovan averaged another double-double with 16.5 points and 12 rebounds per game. In a close loss to Bates College, the rookie powered a fourth-quarter rally with nine points while shooting 3-3 from the charity stripe, totalling 14 points and eight rebounds in the game. Against Saint Joseph's (Maine), Donovan contributed 19 points, 16 rebounds, and two blocks in 24 minutes of action off the bench. Across both games, the rookie shot 66.7% (12-18) from the field with 33 points, 24 rebounds, two blocks, and a steal.