SCIAC Athletes of the Week: December 18, 2017

SCIAC Athletes of the Week: December 18, 2017
SCIAC Weekly Release #15
Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Austin DeWitz
Junior • Forward • Oregon City, Oregon


DeWitz was terrific in Occidental’s near upset of top-ranked Whitman as the Tigers fell, 73-69. DeWitz scored 16 points and hauled in 15 rebounds in addition to dishing out six assists and notching two steals. The junior forward from Oregon City, Ore. was 6-for-13 from the field (46.2%) and chipped in a 4-for-6 effort from the free throw line in Occidental’s losing effort. Eleven of DeWitz’s 15 boards came on the defensive side, while four came on the offensive glass. 

Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Alexa Bayangos
First-Year • Guard • Redwood City, California


Bayangos lifted Pomona-Pitzer to a 76-69 non-conference victory over Pacific during the week. She netted a career-high 31 points on 11-of-16 shooting, highlighted by a 6-for-10 effort from three-point range. The first-year guard from Redwood City, Calif. also dished out four assists and registered two steals in 39 minutes of action in the Sagehens’ win.