NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Junior Packy Witkowski has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive and Defensive Athlete of the Week.
Witkowski averaged 26 points and nine rebounds per game as the Bears won the Shenandoah Tournament. He had 32 points and six rebounds in a 99-87 win over Shenandoah before scoring 26 points and grabbing a career-high 12 rebounds, 11 of the 12 were defensive rebounds, in the championship game 95-86 OT win over Eastern of Pa. He hit a game tying 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left in regulation of the championship game as the Bears won in OT. He shot 40.5 percent from the field (17-42), connected on 7 of 16 from behind the arc in the two wins and earned a double-double.
The Bears return to action on Saturday, January 5 at 3:00 PM as they host MIT in NEWMAC play.