GORHAM, Maine – Senior Alexa Srolovitz (Montreal, Quebec/New Hampton School (NH)) and freshman Victoria Harris (Altus, Okla./Lewiston) of the University of Southern Maine Huskies' women's basketball team have each earned honor roll recognition from the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA). It is the eighth time this season that Harris has been on the MWBCA weekly rookie honor roll, and second time for Srolovitiz on the weekly honor roll. Harris has twice been named the MWBCA Rookie of the Week (November 13, December 18), while Srolovitz earned Player of the Week honors once (November 20).
Srolovitz led Southern Maine to a pair of Little East Conference wins in a 2-1 week on the road to shore up home court in the LEC playoffs. In a 91-66 win at Plymouth State, Srolovitz had a team-high 16 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field, including a 3-for-4 effort from three-point range as USM recorded its highest point total in a game since 2013. Srolovitz added five rebounds, three assists and two steals against the Panthers. At Western Connecticut, Srolovitz filled the stat sheet as the Huskies defeated the Colonials 89-69. The 5-7 guard had 13 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals while shooting a stellar 75 percent (6-for-8) from the field. For the week, Srolovitz shot 53.3 percent from the field, and 60.0 percent in conference action, averaging 12.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game.
Harris had another solid week in her freshman campaign averaging 10.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocked shots per game in a pair of Little East Conference wins. In USM's win over PSU, Harris was an efficient 3-for-5 for six points, adding a rebound, a steal and a blocked shot in 11 minutes of action. At WestConn, Harris was the Huskies second-leading scorer coming off of the bench for 14 points, five rebounds, two assists, three steals and a blocked shot. The Huskies' freshman center is averaging 8.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocked shots per game while shooting over 50 percent from the field.
Southern Maine hosts Castleton University tonight (7:00 p.m.) in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 Little East Conference Women's Basketball Championship at Hill Gym. The Huskies finished the LEC regular season with a record of 11-5 to earn the third seed in the tournament.