PIPPA PASSES - Freshman Tyler Rogers and sophomore J.J. Hickson have been named the Alice Lloyd College Athletes of the Week.
More on each honoree follows.
Tyler Rogers: Rogers led the Eagles to a convincing 98-61 victory over Kentucky Christian University by hitting seven-of-eight field field goals on his way to 15 points.
In a victory over Montreat College, the freshman scored 15 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and blocked five shots to lead the Eagles to a 60-46 win.
Rogers is averaging 12.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per game. He also ranks second in the country in total blocks as well as blocks per game.
J.J. Hickson: Hickson sparked the Lady Eagles to a 67-53 home victory over Ohio Christian University with 22 points. The sophomore connected on eight-of-14 shots from the field. She also drained five 3-point baskets.
In a 71-64 loss to Pikeville University, Hickson finished with 14 points and four assists.
Hickson is averaging 13.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. She is also seventh in the nation in total 3-point field goals made.