Tobie Wins Fifth NJAC Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week Honor

Montclair, NJ (1/23/12) - Freshman forward Melissa Tobie (Elizabeth, NJ / Roselle Catholic) was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for a fifth time on Monday.

Tobie had another outstanding week as she helped Montclair State stretch its winning streak to four games, including the Red Hawks' third straight NJAC victory. Tobie had 25 points, seven boards along with three blocks and four steals as MSU topped Stevens on the road 68-55. She then had 15 points, eight rebounds, three blocks, two steals and two assists as the Red Hawks held off Rowan, 62-58. Tobie scored six of Montclair's final eight points in the contest, including two free throws with five seconds left to seal the victory.

Tobie currently ranks fourth in the NJAC in scoring (17.0), rebounding (7.7) and free-throw percentage (.786) in addition to ranking sixth in field goal percentage (.516) and 13th in assists (2.6 apg).