Hiram College

CLEVELAND, OHIO  —  Hiram College women’s basketball player and senior guard Tiffany Shields (Bedford Heights/Bedford) has been named this week’s North Coast Athletic Conference player of the week.

Hiram posted a 1-1 record this past week that included a 54-50 win against Denison University on Saturday (Jan. 28) at Price Gymnasium.  The Terriers currently have a 6-12 overall record and 3-7 in the NCAC.

In two games, Shields averaged 15.0 points per game and 8.5 rebounds per game.  She shot 34.4 percent (11-of-32) from the field for the week.  In the game against Allegheny, Shields was a rebound away from posting a double-double having scored 10 points and nine rebounds.  She also had three assists, two steals and a blocked shot.  In the win against the Big Red, she scored a game-high 20 points to go along with a team-best eight rebounds.

For the season, Shields is the team-leader in scoring with a 12.4 ppg. average on 36.4 percent (82-of-225) shooting.  She also leads the team in three-pointers made (27), rebounding (5.9 rpg.) and blocked shots (12).  In addition, Shields has recorded 23 assists and 20 steals.

Hiram will host Oberlin College on Tuesday, Jan. 31 in a NCAC game at Price Gym.  The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.