Athletes of the week

Women’s Athlete of the Week: Destiny Jefferson

Destiny Jefferson (Scranton, Pa./West Scranton) had another stellar week this week eclipsing the 20-point barrier in a pair of West Chester victories over Lincoln and Holy Family. Jefferson started her week registering a new career-high 27 points while also coming away with four rebounds and three assists to lead West Chester to the 84-80 road victory. On Sunday afternoon, Jefferson played well again pouring in 22 points while coming away with another four rebounds and three assists to help West Chester complete a massive 71-56 comeback victory over Holy Family inside Hollinger Field House.

Men’s Athlete of the Week: Jackson Hyland

Became the 26th player in WCU history to score 1,000 career points … averaged 17 points  and 4.5 rebounds to help the Golden Rams to a 1-1 week … currently sits tenth in PSAC with 19.2 points per game.

2017-2018: All-PSAC East Second Team … appeared and started in 28 games … finished second on the team with 16.4 points per game (No. 19 in PSAC) … scored in double figures in all but one game … seven 20-plus point outings … led the squad with 40 steals. finished third on the team with 73 assists … shot .505 from the floor (162-of-312).

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