WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College junior Payton Ouimette (Medfield, Mass.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive and Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Ouimette opened conference play with back-to-back double-doubles and averaged 15.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals while shooting 64.7 percent (11-of-17) from the floor in a 2-0 week for the Beavers. She finished with 16 points and matched her career high with 16 rebounds in Wednesday's 77-56 victory over Wheaton, and followed it up with 14 points and 12 boards in a 98-60 rout of Clark on Saturday.
Ouimette, who has posted three double-doubles in five starts this season, is averaging team highs of 12.4 points and 11.0 rebounds.
Babson (4-1) plays the first of two road games this week at Brandeis on Monday at 6 p.m.