Jan. 28 - BETHANY, W. Va. - Bethany basketball standouts, senior Leslie Addy (Columbia, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti) and sophomore Sami Schott (Caldwell, Ohio/Shenandoah) have been named the Bethany College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee's Athletes of the Week, announced the Bethany SAAC on Tuesday.
Addy had a fantastic week, scoring in double figures in both contests and having an impact on both ends of the floor. Against Thomas More, he was able to pour in 16 points, while adding three boards, two assists, and one steal. In a win over Waynesburg (79-67), Addy recorded his third double-double of the season, scoring a game-high 19 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. He also displayed his defensive ability swiping two passes and blocking two shots. Over the last two contests, Addy averaged 17.5 points and eight rebounds per game, while shooting seven-of-16 from behind the arc (.437).
On the year, Addy ranks 12th in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference in rebounding (5.5) and is fourth on the team scoring, averaging 10.7 points per game. He also is a threat from the outside, ranking second on the team and seventh in the PAC in three-point shooting percentage (.416). Addy has posted double-digit scoring efforts in nine games this season.
Schott finished the week averaging eight points and six rebounds per game. Against Waynesburg, Schott scored a team-high 12 points, while adding seven rebounds and tying a season-high with four steals.
So far on the campaign, Schott has been a monster on the glass, ranking second on the team and 11th in the conference with 7.4 rebounds per game. She has scored in double figures in 10 games and ranks second on the team, averaging 10.6 points per game.
Other nominees for the SAAC Athletes of the Week included men’s basketball player, senior Kevin Jackson (Baltimore, Md./Walbrook), as well as women’s basketball player, senior Taylor Verrico (Monaca, Pa./Quigley).