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Basketball's Markley Named Co-Ivy League Player of the Week

Photo of Emma Markley courtesy of Gil Talbot.

Harvard’s Emma Markley was named Ivy League Co-Player of the Week for her efforts in Harvard’s two wins over the weekend.

Markley averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocks, flirting with a triple-double in one game, leading the Crimson to two wins over Columbia and Cornell. Markley scored a team-high 19 points (7-for-12 from the field), grabbed a game-high eight rebounds, blocked a season-high seven shots, handed out two assists and collected two steals in Harvard’s win over Columbia. She added 10 points, seven rebounds, two blocks an assist and a steal in the win over Cornell.

The junior paces the Crimson in points (14.9), rebounds (7.6) and blocks (2.5) per game. This is Markley’s fourth player of the week award.

Freshman Elle Hagedorn was named to the honor roll. She averaged 10.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg and 3.5 apg on the weekend. She had a career-high 12 points in win over Cornell.

Harvard travels to Princeton and Penn this weekend. The Crimson paces Ivy League leader Princeton Friday at 7 p.m. on Verizon Fios 1.