Erin Cain Grabs "Lyon of the Week" Award

Junior basketball player Erin Cain has been named “Lyon of the Week” for the week of January 5-11. Cain averaged 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in three contests. The shooting guard drained four three pointers and converted 91.7% (11-12) of her free throw attempts. She finished the week with seven assists, one block and one steal. Cain was at her best in Mount Holyoke’s heartbreaking 82-74 overtime loss versus Clark University on Saturday, when she exploded for a career best 23 points to go with six rebounds and four assists. She went 8-of-16 from the floor and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line. Her three pointer at the end of regulation sent the contest to overtime. Cain totaled four points and six rebounds in the Lyons 50-31 setback at Western New England College on Monday. She followed that with ten points and seven boards in a 58-40 loss at Wheaton College on Wednesday.

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