Easton's Brittney Dumas Sweeps College Hoop Awards

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Hartwick College freshman Brittney Dumas earned Rookie of the Week and Player of the Week honors in the Empire 8 Conference for a big game last week. Photo Credit: Contributed by Gerry Raymonda

EASTON, Conn. – Hartwick College’s Brittney Dumas, a freshman from Easton who played in high school at Joel Barlow, was named the Empire 8 Conference’s Women’s Basketball Player and Rookie of the Week.

It was the fourth time Dumas earned the rookie award, and her first Player of the Week honor. Hartwick is in Oneonta, N.Y.

Dumas scored a career-high 27 points in a 52-46 win over Stevens. She also grabbed 10 rebounds to secure her second double-double of the season.

Dumas has scored double digits in 15 of the last 16 games for Hartwick (16-5).  She leads the team in scoring with 14.5 points per game and is second in rebounds with 6.0 per game. She has started 17 of 21 games and  is ranked among the national leaders in Division III in field goal percentage.

She earned four letters at Barlow, where she was also a standout pole vaulter and high jumper on the track and field team. Dumas is the daughter of Stephanie and Jeffrey Dumas.

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