Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 13, 2020

Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 13, 2020

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Micah Elan
School: Pomona-Pitzer
Year: Senior
Position: Guard
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.

Micah Elan helped lead Pomona-Pitzer to a 2-0 week that featured an 88-63 victory over La Verne, and an 86-74 win over Redlands. He averaged 25.5 points per game including 32 against the Bulldogs, shooting 51.7% from teh field and 63.6% from three-point range on the week. He was also 7-of-8 from the free throw line in addition to collecting nine rebounds, dishing out seven assists, notching two steals and blocking a shot. 

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Sydney Shipp
School: Occidental
Year: First-Year
Position: Guard
Hometown: Houston, Texas

Sydney Shipp helped pace Occidental to a 2-1 week in conference play that saw the Tigers earn a 77-66 victory over Chapman, and a 77-54 win over California Lutheran, in addition to a 67-57 loss to Caltech. Shipp registered nine steals and a blocked shot during the week for Occidental including a four-steal effort against the Kingsmen to highlight the defensive efforts for the Tigers. He also chipped in six rebounds, and averaged 16 points per game.