The Charger Bulletin Athletes of the Week

The Charger Bulletin

WEST HAVEN -Women’s basketball senior Lauren Hood and men’s volleyball sophomore Gregg Brisbin have been named the Charger Bulletin Athletes of the Week, for the week ending March 8, 2009.
Hood wrapped up her collegiate career by averaging 20.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game over the team’s final three games of the season. She shot .537 percent from the field and .455 percent from three-point distance during the three-game stretch. After recording 26 points and 11 rebounds against Merrimack College on February 24, Hood led the Chargers to a victory in the first round of the Northeast-10 Conference Championship Tournament against Assumption College, scoring 22 points while connecting on 3-of-4 shots from three-point range. Hood finished her career with 1,354 points which ranks ninth on the all-time scoring list at UNH.

Brisbin led the Charger men’s volleyball team with 33 kills and a .253 hitting percentage over the past two weeks. He recorded a season-high 14 kills and 11 digs against Sacred Heart at Charger Gymnasium on March 4 for his first double-double of the season. Brisbin is averaging 2.47 kills per set this season and is hitting at a .286 pace.
The Chargers went 2-2 at the MIT Invitational this past weekend, defeating Mount Ida and Hilbert in straight sets. Brisbin leads the Chargers back to action on Thursday, March 12 when they travel to Lasell College. The Chargers return home on Thursday, March 26 against SUNY New Paltz.

The Charger Bulletin Athletes of the Week will be announced every other week in the Charger Bulletin and on the Chargers website.