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Dakota Jones, Selected As NECC Player Of The Week

Dakota Jones, Selected As NECC Player Of The Week

NECC Release

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. This is the second time this season Jones has received the honor.


  • Jones averaged 21.0 points and 15.0 rebounds over a two game span, as the Lynx went 1-1 on the week.
  • Saturday (Feb. 16) against New England College, Jones dropped a team-high 17 points while also grabbing eight rebounds. Jones finished 6-11 from the field while also hitting five free throws a 96-45 loss. 
  • The very next day, Jones closed the season with an outstanding 25 points and 22 rebounds, both team highs, in a road victory against Bay Path University (Feb. 17), 80-40. 
  • Jones finished the regular season ranked first in the NECC averaging 19.5 PPG and 14.1 RPG. Jones also ranks second in field goal percentage shooting 52.2% at the end of the regular season.