Dakota Jones Earns NECC Player Of The Week Honors

Dakota Jones Earns NECC Player Of The Week Honors


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Lesley women's basketball junior forward Dakota Jones has been named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday.


  • Jones averaged 21 points and 13 rebounds over the three game stretch. 
  • Last Tuesday (Jan. 8) against Southern Vermont College, Jones dropped a team-high 27 points while also grabbing 17 rebounds. Jones shot 10-of-15 from the field while also sinking 7-of-15 from the free throw line in a 59-54 loss. 
  • Jones also poured in a team leading 29 points and pulled down 13 boards in a home loss versus Mitchell College (Jan. 10), 88-51.
  • On the season, Jones ranks first in the NECC averaging 18.3 PPG and 14.3 RPG. Jones also ranks second in field goal percentage shooting 51.1%.


Lesley hosts Bay Path University on Tuesday evening. Tip-off is scheduled at 6 pm.