Brown Named NJAC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for Third Time

Freshman guard/forward Shalette Brown (Somerset, NJ, Franklin Township) was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the third time this season on Monday.

Brown earns NJAC Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season after averaging 10.7 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.0 steals per game in a 3-0 week of play which extended the No. 23 ranked Red Hawks’ season-opening winning-streak to 10 games. She opened the week with five points, five rebounds, five steals, and three assists in a 79-42 non-conference win over Stevens. Two days later, she helped MSU remain the only unbeaten team in conference play by posting 11 points, seven rebounds, four steals, and two assists in a 76-41 NJAC victory over NJCU. She wrapped up the week by tallying 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the field, while adding three rebounds and six steals in a 77-39 non-conference win over Drew.

Brown currently leads the NJAC and all of NCAA Division III in steals (5.2 per game). She is also ranked in the Top 15 in the conference in scoring (13th – 10.7 ppg), rebounding (14th – 6.2 rpg), field goal (5th – .494) and free throw percentage (10th – .724)

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