Emerson's Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.) and Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) took home the New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive and Defensive player awards for their performances last week.
Zach Waterhouse – NEWMAC Offensive Player Of The Week
Waterhouse led the Lions in scoring against the No. 7 ranked Nichols Bison on Thursday night. Waterhouse scored 25 points, connecting on 10-of-18 shots from the field for a shooting percentage of 55.6%, while going 3-for-3 from the free throw line. Waterhouse also added four rebounds, one assist, and one steal to lead the Lions to victory over the nationally-ranked Bison 87-81 in overtime.
Jarred Houston – NEWMAC Defensive Player Of The Week
Houston helped the Lions to a victory over the No. 7 Nichols Bison on Thursday with a strong defensive effort. The sophomore totalled 16 rebounds with 14 coming on the defensive end. Houston also added three blocked shots, 21 points and four assists in his double-double performance.
Read the full release from the NEWMAC here.