Sutherland Named NEWMAC Player and CGASPORTS.COM AOW

Sutherland Named NEWMAC Player and CGASPORTS.COM AOW

Sophomore Torie Sutherland has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player and Athlete of the Week as the Bears opened up New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a pair of wins including a 71-65 win at Babson to snap the Beavers 85-game NEWMAC winning streak on Wednesday.

Sutherland averaged 18.5 points and 3.5 rebounds while shooting 66.7 percent from the floor and making 3 of 4 from 3-point range as the Bears improved to 3-0 on the young season.

She led the way with 23 points to go with six rebounds at Babson and followed that up with 14 points while hitting a shot with 1:02 left to give the Bears the lead for good in a 69-68 win over Wellesley on Saturday. She was 5 for 6 from the floor in the win over the Blue.

Sutherland leads the Bears with 14 points per game to go with her four rebounds and 2.7 assists per game this season.

The Bears are back in action on Tuesday night when they host MIT at 7:30 p.m.