Seahawks’ Toews named CAA Rookie of the Week

Seahawks’ Toews named CAA Rookie of the Week
UNCW's Kai Toews puts up a shot on Thursday against William & Mary. (Source: UNCW)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - UNCW freshman point guard Kai Toews has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Rookie of the Week for the third time this season.

Toews averaged 18.0 points, 9.5 assists and 5 rebounds in games against William & Mary and Elon last week. He scored a career-high 23 points in a 93-88 victory over the Tribe last Thursday while putting up 13 points and 12 assists in Saturday’s 89-82 loss to the Phoenix.

Toews ranks second in the nation among NCAA Division I players with an average of 7.8 assists per game. He broke the school’s single season record for assists by a freshman earlier this season and is currently fifth on the single season list with 172, tied with Seahawk great John Goldsberry.

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