USCAA Week 4 Coaches Poll - 1/9/19
After moving up to #19 in the Week 3 Poll, Five Towns College Men's Basketball ranked #20 (102 votes) in the Division II USCAA Basketball Week 4 Coaches Poll. The men's team is currently 4-4 overall, and 3-2 in USCAA contests. Sophomore guard Kyree Sawyer leads the team with 23.8 points per game (51.7%), good for third in the USCAA. Sawyer averages 3.3 assists and is tied for first in the USCAA with 3.5 steals.
Senior forward John Francois is the team's second highest scorer with 18.2 points per game. Francois also averages 7.6 rebounds and has posted two double-doubles this season.
The men return to play on January 16th when travel to take on the Davis College Falcons in a USCAA matchup. The team will then play four home games through January (1/19, 1/21, 1/24, 1/27). Check out the full Men's Basketball Schedule and come support the Sound!
The Five Towns Women's Basketball team went unranked in Week 4 but received votes (31) for the third week in a row, after ranking 20 in Week 1. The team is 4-3 overall, and 2-1 in the USCAA. Freshman guard Rasauna Melendez leads the team in scoring with 20.2 points per game, placing her 7th in scoring in the USCAA. Melendez also averages 2.2 assists and 3.0 steals.
Sophomore forward Denisha Allen continues to control the boards and is #1 in the USCAA in rebounds with 19.1 per game. Allen has scored three double-doubles this season. Senior guard Chloe Walton ranks in the top 10 in the USCAA in three categories: #3 steals per game (4.6), #5 assists per game (5.4), #6 blocks per game (1.7).
The women play two away games on January 15th at Suffolk Community College and on January 18th at Vaughn College, before returning home to face King's College on January 21st at 6:00 PM.
All Five Towns College home basketball games can be viewed live at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/ftc/
The full Week 4 Coaches Poll Rankings are listed below. The poll can also be viewed at The USCAA.
Men's Division 2
|1||Villa Maria College||299||1|
|3||Central Penn College||285||3|
|4||Penn State Wilkes Barre||279||T-4|
|6||Southern Maine CC||267||7|
|7||Penn State Beaver||258||8|
|8||Central Maine CC||254||6|
|9||Penn State York||253||9|
|10||Johnson and Wales-Charlotte||240||10|
|11||Penn State Mont Alto||237||11|
|12||Warren Wilson College||224||13|
|17||College of New Rochelle||178||17|
|18||Penn State Greater Allegheny||173||18|
|19||Penn State Shenango||144||12|
|20||Five Towns College||102||19|
Also Receiving Votes: Vaughn College (73); UC Clermont (69); Penn State New Kensington (68); ACPHS (34); Penn State Hazelton (33); Penn State Brandywine (32)
Women's Division 2
|1||Central Maine CC||296||1|
|2||Villa Maria College||296||2|
|3||Penn State Beaver||289||3|
|4||Southern Maine CC||280||4|
|5||Johnson & Wales-Charlotte||274||5|
|6||Penn State Lehigh Valley||274||6|
|7||Warren Wilson College||258||T-7|
|8||Penn State Brandywine||251||10|
|9||Penn State DuBois||250||9|
|11||University of Maine-Machias||243||11|
|14||Central Penn College||218||T-7|
|16||University of Cincinnati-Clermont||201||18|
|17||Penn State Wilkes Barre||179||16|
|19||Penn State Greater Allegheny||175||19|
|20||University of Maine-Augusta||126||20|
Also Receiving Votes: College of St. Joseph's Vermont (36); Penn State Fayette (35); Penn State Scranton (35); Five Towns College (31); Penn State York (31)