Stone Named CACC Defensive Player Of The Week

Stone Named CACC Defensive Player Of The Week

RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University senior Kameron Stone (Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Spellman) has been selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 13, the CACC announced today. Stone earns the honor for the second time this season.

Stone, a 5-foot-10 forward, averaged 9.0 rebounds (6.0 defensive) and 3.5 blocked shots during a 1-1 week for Felician. She totaled eight rebounds, four blocks and a steal (plus 14 points) in a conference road victory over Concordia (N.Y.) College on Jan. 8 and added 10 caroms and three blocks in a three-point loss to No. 11 nationally-ranked University of the Sciences four days later.

More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/wbkb/2018-19/releases/114POW.     

For the week, Felician's two opponents shot 36 percent from the floor, including 27 percent from three-point range. The Golden Falcons enter Monday ranked 21st nationally in NCAA Division II in three-point field-goal percentage defense (26.1 percent).

Stone has started all 13 games for Felician this season. She is averaging 11.5 points and a team-best 7.3 rebounds and sits third in the CACC with 1.69 blocks per game. She is a 2015 graduate of Cardinal Spellman High of Bronx, N.Y.

Stone was also named the CACC co-Defensive Player of the Week on Dec. 10, 2018.

Also on Monday, Felician sophomore guard Bionca Chambers (Bronx, N.Y./New Milford [N.J.]) was chosen to the CACC's Weekly Honor Roll.

Felician (3-10, 3-3 CACC) is guided by 11th-year head coach Steve Fagan of Howell. Stone and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Wednesday, when they host Bloomfield College in conference action at 5:30 p.m. at Job Gymnasium in Rutherford.

 

Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,400 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.