Melissa Tobie Earns Ninth NJAC Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week Honor

Montclair, NJ (2/27/12) - Freshman forward Melissa Tobie (Elizabeth, NJ / Roselle Catholic) added one more honor to her outstanding season on Monday as she was selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the ninth time.

Tobie, who earns NJAC Rookie of the Week honors for the second straight week, produced team-leading totals in points, rebounds, blocks, and steals during the Red Hawks’ NJAC Tournament semifinal road defeat to Kean. In the final contest of her freshman season, she produced 23 points, seven rebounds, two blocks, and two steals, while shooting 9-of-20 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free throw line.

The 2011-12 NJAC Rookie of the Year, Tobie currently ranks third in the NJAC in scoring (18.0 points per game).