The PACWEST is pleased to announce a pair of 12s the basketball Athletes of the Week following Week 9 of the regular season.
Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Shayce Johnston – VIU Mariners
She recorded an outstanding weekend of play and was two rebounds away from a double-double Friday night with 22 points and eight rebounds, shooting 71% from the field and 100% from the free-throw line. On Saturday she outplayed herself by getting a double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds. All of this in a span of 53 minutes of playing time.
Male Basketball Athlete of the Week
Jerod Dorby – VIU Mariners
On Friday night, Jerod had a stat line of 25 points and 24 rebounds as the Mariners went on to win and clinch first place in the PACWEST for the fifth consecutive season. Then in Saturday’s thrilling 107-106 victory, Jerod finished the game with 13 points, 20 rebounds, an assist, two steals and one block. That block came on an attempted game winner which left only a few seconds on the clock. Overall, the veteran finished with 38 points and 44 rebounds as he helped the Mariners move to 15-1.