Ayanbeku Named NJAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Montclair, NJ (2/8/10) – Junior forward Kisandra Ayanbeku (Brockton, MA / Randolph) became the first Red Hawk this season to earn weekly honors from the New Jersey Athletic Conference as she was named the league's Player of the Week on Monday.

Ayanbeku earns NJAC Player of the Week honors after averaging 18.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 1.5 steals per game while leading the Red Hawks to a pair of key conference victories. She opened the week with her 10th double-double of the season including 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field, along with 10 rebounds and two steals in a 61-46 NJAC victory over Rutgers-Newark. She wrapped up the week with a season-high 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting from the field, while adding nine rebounds, one steal, and one block in MSU’s 74-58 NJAC road win at Ramapo.

Ayanbeku, who shot a combined .625 (15-of-24) in the two victories combined, currently ranks second in the NJAC in
scoring with an average of 16.1 points per game.