Alaimo Named LEC Player of the Week

'KEENE, N.H. 1/6/03– Keene State College's Hayley Alaimo has been named women's basketball player of the week and Derek Swenson was selected to the men's basketball honor roll in Little East Conference weekly honors announced on Monday.


Alaimo, a senior forward from Ellington, CT, earned Tournament MVP honors after averaging 15.0 points and 6.0 rebounds to held lead Keene State (7-4) to the SUNY-Potsdam Tournament title.  Alaimo registered 17 points in an opening round win against Baruch (N.Y.) College and 13 points in the championship game against Potsdam.


Swenson, a senior guard from Attleboro, MA., averaged 15.0 points, six rebounds, and 2.5 assists in a pair of games at the Grand Canyon Classic in Phoenix.  His top performance was an 18 point, six rebound, three assists effort against nationally ranked Ripon College.


The KSC men (8-1), who dropped their first game of the season to Ripon, hosts Springfield College on Thursday (7:30 p.m.).