Westwood, Mass.—Clark University sophomore forward, Hannah Favaloro (Blackstone, Mass.) was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. This is her second NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Week accolade this season.
Favaloro led Clark defensively in a 1-1 week with 20 rebounds, 14 of those rebounds on the defensive end, and nine steals. She started the week just shy of a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds in a victory over Coast Guard before putting up a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds in a close, two-point, setback to Emerson. Favaloro positioned herself to come up with six steals in Saturday's game.
The women's basketball team is back in action on Wednesday, February 13th when they host Mount Holyoke College for a conference contest at 7:00 p.m.