CENTERVILLE, MA -- Eph senior forward Troy Whittington was named the NESCAC Player of the Week for his role in wins over Springfield and Hamilton last week and now he has been recognized as the ECAC-New England Player of the Week as well.
Whittington's 21 rebounds vs. Hamilton tied the Williams Division III single game record held by Ben Coffin '04 and Brandt Johnson '87.
Whittington is averaging 18.3 points, 10.6 rebounds and 2.6 blocks a game for the 9-0 Ephs. He is hitting on 68% of his field goals (51-84) and 77% of his free throws (51-66). Five times Whittington has led the Ephs in scoring in the nine games to date and seven times he has topped the Ephs in rebounds.
Division III – New England
Player of the Week
Troy Whittington – Williams College
Senior, Forward, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Whittington averaged a double-double during a 2-0 week for the Ephs, scoring 24.0 points and grabbing 15.5 rebounds per game. He made 14-of-22 from the floor (.636), hit 20-of-24 free throw attempts (.833), and added in three assists, two blocks, and two steals. In a 79-56 win over Hamilton, Whitting tied Williams' single-game record for rebounds with a career-best 21, and he matched the figure with 21 points. He followed with his fifth double-double of the season in an 83-60 victory at Springfield, pouring in a career-high 27 points and bringing in ten boards.