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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Howard’s Howell Claims MEAC Rookie of the Week


New York native recognized for her outstanding efforts at Coppin State

(Photo Credit – Howard Athletics Media Relations)

 

NORFOLK, Va. (February 23, 2021) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) uncovered its women’s basketball weekly honors where Howard University freshman Destiny Howell (Queens, N.Y.) won the league’s rookie of the week award. The announcement came Tuesday afternoon.

 

In both contests at Coppin State (Feb. 20-21), Howell scored double figures against the Eagles. Saturday, she recorded 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including a perfect 3-of-3 from long range, while adding 10 points in Sunday’s victory.

 

This season, the New York native has played 11 games with four career starts.

 

Sophomore Iyanna Warren (Accokeek, Md.) and newcomer Anzhane’ Hutton (Cedar Hill, Texas) each received honorable mention.

 

North Carolina A&T State graduate student Chanin Scott and Norfolk State senior Armani Franklin were selected MEAC Co-Players of the Week while North Carolina Central sophomore Anissa Rivera was named Defensive Player of the Week.

 

To view this week’s MEAC weekly honors, please click here.

 

The Bison travel to Dover, Del., to close out the regular season against Delaware State (Feb. 27-28). Saturday’s contest will start at 5 p.m. while Sunday’s tipoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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