Rollins junior Dave Diakite was named this week's Rollins College Athlete of the Week after leading the men's basketball team to a pair of vital conference victories.
The Washington, D.C. native earned a pair of double-doubles in Rollins' win over Nova Southeastern and Florida Southern. For the week, he averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds and two assists.
At home against NSU, Diakite notched a game-high 19 points and grabbed a season-high 11 boards. On the road at Florida Southern Saturday, he led the Tars to a big SSC win with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The victory in Lakeland was Rollins' first since the 2007 season.
|Rollins Athletes of the Week|
|Sept. 5 - Keneil Baker||Men's Soccer|
|Sept. 12 - Lauryn Falcone||Women's Cross Country|
|Sept. 19 - Matt Bauchle||Men's Soccer|
|Sept. 26 - Lucas Jovita||Men's Tennis|
|Oct. 3 - Megan Hodges||Volleyball|
|Oct. 10 - Kiana Parks||Volleyball|
|Oct. 17 - Lucas Jovita||Men's Tennis|
|Oct. 24 - Lauryn Falcone||Women's Cross Country|
|Oct. 31 - Leandra Lima||Women's Swimming|
|Nov. 7 - Rafa Faria||Men's Soccer|
|Nov. 14 - Megan Hodges||Volleyball|
|Nov. 21 - Chris Malcolm||Men's Basketball|
|Nov. 28 - Ashley Jones||Women's Basketball|
|Dec. 5 - Ian Scott||Men's Basketball|
|Dec. 12 - Chris Malcolm||Men's Basketball|
|Jan. 17 - Mike Weinstein||Men's Swimming|
|Jan. 23 - Ashley Jones||Women's Basketball|
|Jan. 30 - Dave Diakite||Men's Basketball|