Wednesday, December 5, 2012

EWU Eagle Eye Player of the Week: Venky Jois (#55)

EWU Eagle Eye Player of the Week November 20th to November 26th, 2012
Venky Jois (#55)
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Venky Jois (#55)
Freshman Forward 6'7" 220lbs

Third week of his Freshman season?  Three games on the road?  No problem!  Jois knocked out two double-doubles and helped the Eagles earn their first victory of the season.  The athletic forward from Australia flashed some in the first three games of the season, but in the Eagles third week Venky caught fire.  In a 3 point loss to the Utah Valley Wolverines, Venky earned his first double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while going 5 of 8 from the field and 6 of 6 from the free throw line.

At 0-4 with two road games left before their home opener, the Eagles and Venky stepped onto the court with the University of South Carolina Upstate Spartans and walked away with their first win of the season.  Jois, along with Collin Chiverton (#24), lead all players with 19 points, he also lead all players in rebounds with 11 for his second double-double.  In the final game of the week, Venky and the Eagle's lost to the undefeated Santa Clara Bronco's.  Venky put together another impressive game despite the loss, netting 11 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks and 1 steal.

Venky Jois is an exciting player, with huge dunks and tough defense, Eagles fans can expect to see more and more of the Forward from Australia.  For the week he totaled 46 points, 28 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 3 blocks.

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Check out the previous EWU Eagle Eye Players of the Week:
November 13th to November 19th, 2012
November 6th to November 12th, 2012
February 28th to March 5th, 2012
February 21st to February 27th, 2012
February 14th to February 20th, 2012

February 7th to February 13th, 2012
January 31st to February 6th, 2012

Monday, December 3, 2012

EWU Eagle Eye Player of the Week: Justin Crosgile (#5)

Justin Crosgile (#5)
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EWU Eagle Eye Player of the Week November 13th to November 19th, 2012

Justin Crosgile (#5)@HUNGRY_HUMBLE5
Junior Guard 5'11" 170lbs.

The second week of this season saw just one game for the Eagles, a 66-85 loss to the Saint Mary's Gaels.  Despite the loss, Justin Crosgile performed well for the Eagles netting 13 points for his fourth consecutive game with at least that many points.  He also added 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals while giving up a season low 2 turnovers.

The Junior point guard had a rough start to the game shooting just 2 of 6 for 5 points with no assists in the first half.  As the Eagles fought to get back into the game, Justin dished 5 assists and scored 8 more points going 3 of 7 for the half.  In a disappointing loss, Crosgile and the Eagles fought hard for all 40 minutes and showed no quit.

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Check out the previous EWU Eagle Eye Players of the Week:
November 6th to November 12th, 2012
February 28th to March 5th, 2012
February 21st to February 27th, 2012
February 14th to February 20th, 2012

February 7th to February 13th, 2012
January 31st to February 6th, 2012