Salzillo named Rookie of the Week
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – After two strong performances this week, freshman Alessia Salzillo (Saugus, Mass.) has earned Little East Conference (LEC) weekly recognition by being named the Rookie of the Week.
Salzillo averaged 14.5 points in the Panthers' final week of the season, posting 15 points, six rebounds, seven steals and two assists in a 57-38 setback against Castleton on Wednesday, before posting 14 points, two rebounds, three assists and four steals in the Panthers' narrow 69-61 loss to UMass Boston in the season finale on Saturday.
Salzillo had a strong rookie season, finishing the year averaging a team-leading 9.0 points per game. She also played a key role in facilitating the offense averaging 2.3 assists per game, a mark good enough for second on the Panthers squad. Throughout the season Salzillo proved she was a leader on both ends of the court, she finished the season fourth in steals per game in the Little East Conference with 2.6.
Plymouth State finished its season this past Saturday going 4-21 overall and 0-16 in the LEC.
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