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