Conant named Player of the Week after impressive debut
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The top returning scorer from the Plymouth State University women's basketball team was recognized by the Little East Conference as the league announced its weekly award winners on Monday.
Senior Jess Conant (Canton, Maine), who paced the Panthers with 16.9 points per game a year ago, was selected as the LEC Women's Basketball Player of the Week following a strong debut as Plymouth State topped New England College, 74-64, to open the 2018-19 season.
Conant kicked off the new year with a bang, netting a game-high 26 points. She finished 5-of-10 from the field and was an impressive 16-of-19 from the free throw line to lead all scorers. Conant added six rebounds, three assists and a steal to her line as the Panthers won their third straight season opener.
Plymouth State is back in action tonight with a road game at Green Mountain College. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m.
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