W&L's Bolton Earns ODAC Player of the Week Honors

W&L's Bolton Earns ODAC Player of the Week Honors

SALEM, Va. – Washington and Lee sophomore forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week Award for women’s basketball for the week ending January 17.

In a 2-1 week, Bolton averaged 15.7 points, 15.0 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.0 steals per game.  She shot 50.0 percent (19-38) from the floor and 81.8 percent (9-11) from the free throw line.  In all three contests she recorded a double-double, and now has six on the season.

In a 66-46 win over Eastern Mennonite on Tuesday, Bolton notched 12 points and a game-high 12 rebounds, going 5-for-12 (.417) from the field and 2-for-3 (.667) from the charity stripe. She also added two assists and two steals in the contest.

Bolton recorded 15 points and a game-high 15 rebounds in a 57-54 loss to Roanoke on Friday, finishing the night shooting 50 percent (6-12) from the field and 75 percent (3-4) from the line. She also recorded a career-high two blocks on the evening.

En route to defeating Bridgewater (67-58) on Saturday, Bolton totaled game-highs of 20 points and 18 rebounds, with 8-of-14 (.571) shooting from the field, while going perfect at the line (4-4). She also added a season-high three steals and five assists. 

For the season, Bolton leads the team in scoring (15.4 ppg) and rebounding (10.8 rpg) and is shooting 50.4 percent (69-137) from the field.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday as they host Hollins for a 7:00 pm contest.