The Acorn has nominated players who have impressed this past week in our article called “Game Balls.” This week both basketball teams are well represented. Game Balls go to guard Luke Glass (’14) from the men’s basketball team and guard Jen Mateo (’13) from the women’s basketball team.
Luke Glass (’14)- Glass has been a reliable scorer for the Rangers all season. This past week was no different as he averaged 21.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists against two of the tougher opponents in the Landmark conference. Against number eight-ranked Catholic, Glass had 25 points and six boards. Glass followed up his 33-point outburst in Drew’s last second win against Scranton with an 18 point and five assist performance in their home loss to Scranton. Glass leads the team in scoring with 16.9 points per game. He is also first on the team with 2.6 assists and 1.5 steals.
Jen Mateo (’13)- Mateo had a career night against Scranton in Drew’s 72-64 loss. Mateo recorded 28 points, eight rebounds and three assists. The accolades didn’t in field goals (10) and three-pointers made (7). During the game she moved into the top 10 all-time list for three-pointers made in a career with 72. Mateo is second on the team with 10.3 points per game and leads the team in both assists (4.5) and steals (1.8).
Jason Huelbig (’16): The freshman transfer has had an immediate impact for the Rangers since arriving in Madison. Huelbig has been in double figures in all four games he has played for the Rangers. He averaged 10.5 points and 3.5 rebounds this past week. On the season he has averaged 11.3 points and 3.8 rebounds.
Courtney Stephens (’16): Stephens managed to move up to fifth all time in blocks for a single season with 46. She then managed to move up to 10th all-time in blocks for a career with 48.