Troy Whittington named Co-NESCAC Player of the Week

Troy  Whittington '11
Troy Whittington '11

HADLEY,MA --Williams College senior forward Troy Whittington (Brooklyn, NY) was named the Co-NESCAC Player of the Week for play ending Jan. 30.

Whittington averaged a double-double during a 2-0 week for the Ephs, scoring 21.5 points per game and hauling down 10.5 rebounds.

During Tuesday's 84-61 victory at Skidmore, Whittington had a career-best 28 points on 10-of-11 shooting from the floor and an 8-of-9 performance at the foul line while securing 10 rebounds. He added 15 points and 11 rebounds on Saturday, 10 on the defensive glass, as Williams handed Middlebury its first loss of the season, 69-64.

He finished the week 16-for-22 from the field (.727). He leads the conference in field goal percentage at .719.

Whittington tops the Ephs in rebounding with 9.4 a game and is second on the team with 17.3 ppg.

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