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Hoover, Marshall Named Alvernia Athletes of the Week

Hoover, Marshall Named Alvernia Athletes of the Week

Alvernia Men’s Basketball senior Marquis Marshall and Women’s Basketball sophomore Miranda Hoover were named Mimmo’s Athletes of the Week on January 30.

Marshall scored 24 points with 12 rebounds to lead Alvernia to a crucial 77-74 win over Hood College on Wednesday. He added 5 blocked shots and 3 steals. Marshall shot 10-of-18 from the floor and scored 15 of his game-high in the second half.

Hoover was dominant in the Crusaders 79-75 win over Hood. She almost doubled her previous career high, scoring 32 points to go with seven rebounds. Hoover tied the school record for field goals made in a game with 15. She posted just the third 30-point game for Alvernia in the last eight years.

Both teams take to their home court again on Wednesday (Jan. 31) as they host Lycoming in MAC Commonwealth action. Tip off for the women’s contest is set for 6 p.m., with the men’s game to follow.