Carlton Carrington, a guard at the University of Pittsburgh, has been named ACC Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week. This accolade came on Monday and was in recognition of his strong performances in games against Florida Gulf Coast and Jacksonville. Carrington is the first Pitt player to earn conference Rookie of the Week honors in consecutive weeks since DeJuan Blair did so in the Big East in 2007-08. He becomes the 12th Pitt freshman to receive this honor.
In the game against Florida Gulf Coast, Carrington scored 19 points and in the game against Jacksonville he scored 17 points. His impressive play on the court has earned him recognition and praise from coaches and fans alike.
Meanwhile, Penn State’s Makenna Marisa was selected to the Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll for her outstanding performance against Kansas. In that game, she scored a career-high 34 points and achieved her eighth 30-plus-point performance. She currently sits at ninth all-time in scoring at Penn State with 1,864 total points and her eighth 30-plus-point game ties her for second in most performances of that nature. In addition to her impressive scoring performance, Marisa also had five assists in two games totaling 49 points, 12 assists, seven rebounds, two steals and one block.
Finally, Saint Francis freshman Bobby Rosenberger III was named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for his standout performance against Penn State where he scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Rosenberger shot an impressive 7-for-10 from the floor, hitting three out of five from behind the arc and two out of two from free throw line while also grabbing five rebounds. This honor makes him