Eight Fairfield County student-athletes have been nominated by our sports editors and broadcasters for the HAN-FCIAC Athletes of Week 1 of the 2017 -2018 winter sports season— sponsored by OrthoConnecticut. Check out the nominees and vote for your picks
The week 1 winners (voting will be open until Sunday, January 14, at 11:59 pm) will be announced on Coffee Break on Monday, January 15 at 11 a.m. on HAN.Network.
HAN-FCIAC Male Athlete of the Week Nominees
Timmond Williams, Trumbull boys basketball
Timmond Williams scored 29 points on 10 baskets, three from 3-point range, and a 6-for-6 performance from the foul line, to lead Trumbull past Stamford 73-57 on Saturday. The Eagles topped Darien 76-59 on Wednesday, as Williams had 27 points.
Jordan Brown, Danbury boys basketball
Jordan Brown scored 19 points when unbeaten Danbury defeated Ludlowe, 70-51, on Saturday. Five of Brown’s seven baskets were 3-pointers.
Tyrique Langley, Norwalk boys basketball
Tyrique Langley scored 23 points when the Bears defeated St. Joseph, 51-45, on Saturday. Langley was 7-for-10 from the foul line, including 4-for-4 down the stretch for Norwalk who improved to 3-3 on the season.
Brendan McNamara, Ridgefield boys basketball
McNamara’s short jump shot with five seconds left in overtime lifted the Tigers to a dramatic 64-63 road victory against the Trinity Catholic Crusaders. McNamara finished with 18 points. Tigers improve to 3-0 in FCIAC, 4-2 Overall.
HAN-FCIAC Female Athlete of the Week Nominees
Aisling Maguire, Trumbull girls basketball
Aisling Maguire scored 11 points in the unbeaten Eagles’ 48-37 win over Stamford on Saturday. She had nine points on Wednesday when Trumbull won a 49-41 decision from Darien.
Caitlyn Scott, Trinity Catholic girls basketball
Caitlyn Scott scored 22 points when Trinity Catholic posted a 63-61 victory over St. Joseph on Wednesday. Scott had eight baskets, two being 3-pointers.
Paige O’Connell, Fairfield Ludlowe girls basketball
Paige O’Connell scored 15 points for Ludlowe when the Falcons turned back Brien McMahon, 44-23, on Wednesday.
Alexa Hirn, Wilton girls basketball
Hirn had 10 points to lead the Warriors in scoring, going 3-for-4 from beyond the arc in Wilton’s 53-37 victory over New Canaan. The Warriors improve to 5-1 on the season.
Vote below by Sunday, January 14, 2017:
The voting has ended for the week. Watch Coffee Break on HAN.Network this Monday, Jan 15, at 11 AM, to find out who won.
Watch Coffee Break and Nutmeg Sports on HAN.Network on Monday, January 15 to find out this weeks winners.