NESCAC Weekly Release - February 11, 2019

Jac Knapp, Tufts
Jac Knapp, Tufts

NESCAC Winter Weekly Release #11

Eric Sellew, Amherst Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Eric Sellew
Amherst College
Junior • Forward • Carlisle, Mass.

Junior Eric Sellew (Carlisle, Mass.) led Amherst to three wins last week, averaging 16.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game, while shooting 54.3 percent from the floor. He scored 19 points, with six rebounds, three assists and two steals in a one-point win over Wesleyan. He added 19 points and seven rebounds in a victory at Middlebury. He grabbed seven rebounds and was 5-for-7 from the floor in a win at Williams.

Jac Knapp, Tufts Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Jac Knapp
Tufts University
Senior • Guard • Westfield, N.J.

Knapp averaged 19.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game last week. She began the week with 25 points against Babson, which was her second-highest scoring output of the season. She shot an efficient 10-for-14 from the floor and connected on three 3-pointers against the Beavers. She followed up with a team-high 13 points in the Jumbos’ 60-48 win over Trinity and grabbed four rebounds and collected three steals against the Bantams.

Jon Stickel, Hamilton Men's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Jon Stickel
Hamilton College
Senior • Forward • Pittsburgh, Pa.

Stickel had a hand in five of the Continentals’ six goals in two conference road wins. He scored two goals and added the primary assist on the goal that drew Hamilton even at 3-3 in an eventual 4-3 overtime victory at Tufts on Saturday. It was the first multi-goal game of his collegiate career. He had the primary assist on both goals in a 2-1 triumph at Connecticut College on Friday.

Bailey Mertz, Connecticut College Women's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Bailey Mertz
Connecticut College
Senior • Goaltender • Glenville, N.Y.

Mertz helped Connecticut College go unbeaten on the road against Bowdoin by registering 57 saves and a pair of shutouts. She made 28 saves in a 1-0 overtime victory, before turning away 29 shots in a 0-0 overtime tie a day later.


Esther Baek, Williams Women's Squash Performer of the Week

Esther Baek
Williams College
Senior • Tenafly, N.J.

Baek went 2-1 during the NESCAC Championship while playing at the No. 2 position. She swept her opponents from Hamilton (11-6, 11-5, 11-6) and Middlebury (13-11, 12-10, 12-10) before losing against Trinity (11-3, 11-2, 11-2) in the championship match.