November 30, 2010

Meredith, O'Kane named NE-10 Players of the Week

    EASTON, Mass. --- Junior forward KELLY MEREDITH (Franklin, MA/Franklin) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference co-Player-of-the Week for women’s basketball, while junior right wing PAT O’KANE (Hollis, NH/Bishop Guertin/Williston-Northampton) (PICTURED RIGHT) earned similar honors for men’s ice hockey.
    Men’s basketball junior forward TIM BEINERT (Bellerose, NY/Holy Cross) earned weekly honor roll status for his performance last week.
    Meredith averaged 20.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals leading the Greyhounds to a 2-0 record last week and into a first-place tie in the conference standings.  Her floor accuracy was .667 (16-for-24).  Meredith leads the conference in scoring (20.6) and floor accuracy (.600).
    She scored 26 points in a 77-72 win over the University of New Haven coming off-the-heels of a season- and career-high 34 points in an 89-71 win over Dominican, NY in the Stonehill College Mixer.  The 60-points is the second-highest total in team history for a back-to-back game total.  She then scored 15 points in a 67-41 win over conference rival Adelphi.
    O’Kane had two goals and an assist in a 1-1 week for the Ice Dogs.  He scored two of his team’s three goals in a tough 5-3 defeat at Saint Michael’s.  He is the second-leading scorer in the Northeast-10 Conference with 6-5--11 points.
    Beinert averaged 15.0 points and shot .700 (14-for-20) from the floor as the Greyhounds defeated New Haven (75-71) and lost at Adelphi (74-76).  He had 14 points, 10 rebounds and shot six-for-seven from the floor against New Haven and followed with a second double-double, 16 points, 11 rebounds and shot eight-for-13 from the floor at Adelphi.