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Berkowitz Named Ivy Co-Player of the Week

Jen Berkowitz. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Jen Berkowitz. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After leading the Yale women's basketball team to its first Ivy League road sweep in five years this past weekend, senior forward Jen Berkowitz (Wayland, Mass.) has been named Ivy League Co-Player of the Week. The league office announced the honor on Monday.

Berkowitz led the team in scoring each night, scoring 21 points Friday night (shooting 62.5 percent) in the win at Columbia and 18 points Saturday night (shooting 80.0 percent) in the win at Cornell. She had five rebounds Friday and eight Saturday.

Berkowitz leads the league in field goal percentage (.571), is third in the league in free throw percentage (.733), is fifth in the league in scoring (15.3 ppg) and is eighth in the league in rebounding (7.6 rpg).

Berkowitz now has 937 career points, putting her 63 away from joining the 1,000-point club. She would need to average 10.5 points per game for the remaining six games to reach that milestone.

Berkowitz earned honorable mention All-Ivy League recognition last season. She led the team and finished sixth in the league with 13.4 points per game. She led the league in field goal percentage (.508) and was ninth in rebounding (6.9 per game).

Berkowitz is a history of science, medicine and public health major in Saybrook College. She graduated from The Rivers School. She was recently profiled in the MetroWest Daily News.

Report by Sam Rubin '95 (sam.rubin@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity

 

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