Markley Named Ivy Leauge Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot.

Ivy League Report

Junior Emma Markley was named Ivy League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts in Harvard’s 82-81 win over Boston College Saturday night, as announced by the conference office today.

Markley connected of 10-of-18 shots from the field for 23 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead the Crimson. Markley’s free throw with 15 seconds on the clock held up as the game-winning basket. She scored 17 of her 23 points in the second half. The Yorktown Heights, N.Y., native also had two blocks and an assist in the win.

Markley, a second-team All-Ivy League recipient last year, was named Ivy League Player of the Week three times in 2008-09.

Freshman Victoria Lippert was named to the honor roll. She had 14 points, four rebounds, a block and a steal in the win.

Harvard hosts Maine Tuesday, Nov. 17 in its second straight home game of the season. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.