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Hollins-Hill, Henry named Mustang Athletes of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named women’s basketball guard Tierra Hollins-Hill (Bronx, N.Y.) and men’s basketball guard Brandon Henry (Harlem, N.Y.) the Mustang Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 15.

Hollins-Hill was instrumental to the Mustangs posting a 1-2 record on the week, averaging 10 points, two rebounds and 2.3 steals per game. On Saturday, Hollins-Hill tallied 12 points and two steals in the loss to Lancaster, and led Morrisville State to their second conference win of the season Sunday, netting a collegiate best 15 points, three rebounds and four steals in the victory over Wilson.

Third on the team in scoring (8.4 points per game), Hollins-Hill also averages 2.8 rebounds per game.

The freshman is a liberal arts and science: humanities and social science major at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Florence Hollins of Bronx.

Henry assisted in keeping the men’s team undefeated in conference action, notching 19 points, two rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 39 minutes of playing time in two games last week.

In the victory over SUNY IT, Henry tallied nine points, hitting 3-of-5 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the free throw line, following with a 10 point performance in the win over Lancaster Bible, shooting 75 percent from both the floor and free throw line on the day.

The junior is majoring in criminal justice at Morrisville State. He is the son of Lisa Whitaker of Harlem.

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