Moore Selected National Jesuit Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

  WJU Athletics
  Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:02 PM
  WJU News, Athletics

WASHINGTON, D.C.

For the first time this season, the Cardinals have been recognized in the weekly Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. Wheeling Jesuit's Chenelle Moore has been selected as the National Jesuit Women's Basketball Player of the Week.image_handler.aspx.jpeg
 
The junior joins Marquette University's Markus Howard, who received the Men's Basketball side of the weekly award.
 
The co-Mountain East Conference Player of the Week, Moore averaged 19.0 points and 17.5 rebounds in the Cardinals (6-8/4-4 MEC) two conference victories and shared the honor with Shepherd guard Morgan Arden. Marquette's Howard pumped in 44.5 points per game in a 1-1 week for his team.
 
Beginning on Thursday night, Moore powered the WJU road effort at the University of Charleston to a 78-72 win. The junior could not be stopped as she pushed the Cardinals ahead in the first half where she nearly had a double-double of 16 points, nine rebounds, three steals and a block. Chenelle did not stop there where she added another 11 points, nine rebounds and a steal in the second 20 minutes. In the game, Moore made 17 of 21 shots and all five free throws for 27 points, her second-highest total of the year, 18 rebounds, four steals and an assist.
 
Following up the performance, Moore added her eighth double-double of the season in Sunday's 86-54 win over West Virginia State. The Westerville, Ohio native grabbed another 17 rebounds to go with 11 points.
 
In the team's 14 contests, Moore stands with averages of 14.8 points, 11.5 rebounds, 2.3 steals, 1.4 assists and 1.1 blocks per game. She also is making .473 percent of her shot attempts and .714 of her free throw tries.

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