CHESTERTOWN, Md.- Washington College has nammed Sophomore basketball player Stephen Poarch (Middletown, DE/Sanford School) this week's Shoreman of the Week and Junior basketball player Latisha Pledger (Chesapeake, VA/Indian River) Shorewoman of the Week.
Poarch recorded his first collegiate double-double in the Shoremen's 70-68 win over Ursinus Wednesday.
Poarch scored 27 points, brought down a career-best 10 rebounds, and swiped four steals in the victory. He added eight points, five rebounds, and three steals in a loss at Muhlenberg Saturday, Jan. 22.
Pledger scored 17 points and brought down 20 rebounds in Thursday's 71-69 win at McDaniel.
Pledger's impressive performance on Thursday, which included nine rebounds on the offensive end, helped the Shorewomen to their first road victory over the Green Terror since 2000. For the week, Pledger averaged 11.7 points and 13.3 rebounds for the Shorewomen, who went 1-2 in three road games.