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Ouimette Tabbed as NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week

Ouimette Tabbed as NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week

BABSON PARK, Mass.—After helping Babson College to three double-digit wins during the holiday break, senior Payton Ouimette (Medfield, Mass.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday afternoon.

Ouimette posted two double-doubles and averaged 14.3 points, 12.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.3 steals while shooting 54.5 percent in three wins for the Beavers. She finished with 11 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in a 70-51 victory over Cal Lutheran, and followed it up with 17 points, 11 boards, two assists and three steals in a 71-55 rout of Plattsburgh in Miami on December 18-19.

Ouimette scored 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting to go along with nine rebounds as the Beavers won the first of two games at the Judy Pearson '85 Memorial Tournament over Salve Regina, 99-58, on Sunday.

Ouimette, who ranks 12th in Division III with a league-high seven double-doubles, is averaging 14.5 points, 11.7 rebounds and a team-best 3.0 assists.

Babson (9-2, 3-1 NEWMAC) has won seven consecutive games and returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Clark at 1 p.m.