Date Posted:02/11/2002,  8:00AM

Trenkle Named NESCAC Player of the Week

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College women's basketball player Lora Trenkle (Surry, Maine) was named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week for her stellar performances in two games last week. The Polar Bears (18-1), are ranked sixth in the latest national poll and currently sit atop the NESCAC Standings. Bowdoin controls their own playoff destiny entering the final weekend of play, as they are the only team with one loss in conference play (6-1).

Trenkle was outstanding in two games last week, as she led the team in scoring in victories over Salem State and arch-rival Colby. She scored 17 points and added four assists in a 66-47 win over Salem on Thursday evening before dropping 26 points against Colby on Saturday. Trenkle is first on the team and third in the conference in scoring at 15.3 points per game, and is fourth in the conference in Field Goal Percentage (.447). She is also fourth in the league in Three-Point percentage (.347) and in Free-Throw percentage (.778).

The Polar Bears will host Colby-Sawyer on Monday evening at 7:00 and play Maine-Farmington at home on Tuesday at 5:30.