Denikka Brent Earns East Coast Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week

Freshman Denikka Brent had 12 points and six rebounds in the Firebirds' only game last week.

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - University of the District of Columbia freshman guard Denikka Brent has earned East Coast Conference rookie of the week honors for her peformance in the week ending February 5th.

Brent (Chesapeake, VA - Booker T. Washington HS) helped the Firebirds to a dominant, 72-48 win in their only game last week on Saturday at Queens. She registered 12 points, six rebounds, blocked one shot and swiped one steal for the day. She shot 4-for-7 from the field (.571).

Junior guard Janelle Junior (Riverside, CA - La Sierra HS) also was named to this week's Honor Roll. She also had a terrific all-around performance against Queens with a game-high 18 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals.

The Firebirds (17-3, 8-2 ECC) have won seven straight games and currently sit just a game behind Dowling for first place in the league standings.