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November 20, 2013

NU Notebook: Mason, Turcotte named Players of the Week

Niagara Gazette — Niagara University student-athletes Antoine Mason and Hugo Turcotte were honored as Players of the Week in their respective sports, basketball and hockey, in recognition of their individual performances last week. 

Mason was named Basketball Player of the Week by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. He led the Purple Eagles with 25 points in last week’s 92-81 over the University at Buffalo at the Gallagher Center. The redshirt junior played the entire game against the Bulls, shooting 8-for-14 in the field and 7-for-11 at the free-throw line. He scored 13 of his points in the first half.

It is the first time Mason, a native of Queens, has received this honor from the MAAC.

Turcotte was named the Travel Team USA Player of the Week by the Atlantic Hockey Association. The sophomore was recognized for the four goals he scored in Niagara’s two wins over Army at Dwyer Arena last weekend, including a hat trick in the second game Saturday evening.

His hat trick, which helped lift Niagara to an 8-3 win against the Black Knights Saturday, was the first of his collegiate career. He also scored a goal in Niagara’s 5-0 shutout of Army on Friday night.

The native of Laval, Quebec took the team’s scoring lead with four goals and eight assists on the season heading into Tuesday night’s game at Mercyhurst. He also finished the weekend games with a plus-6 rating.

Women’s basketball adds two recruits

The Niagara athletics department and women’s basketball team announced two new recruits will join the program in 2014. 

Jamie Sherburne of Hudson, New Hampshire was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in the Granite State. The 5-foot-7 guard has provided many key plays for Bishop Guertin High School, including scoring two late free throws that helped her school win its first state championship. She also led the team in a win over Winnacunnet High School that ended the latter school’s 84-game winning streak.

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