Courtney Kaminski Named Choice Hotels NEC Player Of The Week

HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac University women's basketball senior Courtney Kaminski (Dudley, Mass.) was named the Choice Hotels Northeast Conference Player of the Week after leading the Bobcats to wins against Central Connecticut State and Bryant this past week. Kaminski was selected to the Preseason All-Northeast Conference team earlier in the season.

For the week, the senior averaged 26.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks. Kaminski made two outstanding appearances against CCSU and Bryant, shooting 64.3 percent from the floor on 18-of-28 shooting, and 87.5 percent (14-16) from the line. Kaminski also converted on both of her three-point attempts.

She scored a career-breaking 32 points in 28 minutes against Central Connecticut in a 75-74 win on Saturday, Jan. 15. Kaminski's 32 points were the most in a single game in the NEC this season. The center also posted eight rebounds in the one-point victory.

In the Bobcats' 85-74 win against Bryant, Kaminski recorded her third 20-point game of the season, as she picked up 21 the Bobcats' fifth NEC win of the season. In addition, Kaminski compiled six rebounds, three blocks and two assists in the conference match-up.

Courtney was named the NEC's Player of the Week last season for the week of March 1, 2010. She also earned the conference's Rookie of the Week title in the 2006-2007 season.

The Bobcats look for their third-straight conference win as they travel to play Mount St. Mary's on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 3:00 p.m. at the Knott Arena in Emmitsburg, Md. and Wagner on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7:00 p.m. at the Spiro Sports Center in Staten Island, N.Y.