Springfield, Mass. (February 12) – MIT freshman Jocelyn Luizzi (Colchester, Conn.) was named the Rookie of the Week by the New England Women's Basketball Association on Monday. In a 2-0 week, she averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and one steal while shooting 72.2 percent from the floor in 21.5 minutes of action.
Coming off the bench, Luizzi registered a game-high 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting (2-for-2 from the free-throw line) to go along with six rebounds, three assists, and two steals in a 75-15 win over Mount Holyoke College last Thursday. Two days later, she produced 13 points (6-of-9 from the floor, 1-of-2 from three-point range), seven rebounds, and two assists in 20 minutes of a 72-35 victory over Simmons College.
The Engineers (14-8, 9-5 NEWMAC) return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 14 when they visit Babson College for a 7:00 p.m. tip off.