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Etienne garners first Atlantic East Defensive Player of the Week

Etienne garners first Atlantic East Defensive Player of the Week

LANCASTER, Pa. – Marymount University men's basketball sophomore Steve Etienne was named the Atlantic East Conference Defensive Player of the Week, earning his first conference weekly award of his career, the league announced on Monday.

Etienne helped the Saints post a 2-0 week in conference play, beginning with a 74-61 victory over Gwynedd Mercy University on Wednesday. He set a new career high with 23 points in the game to lead the team, while shooting 9-of-12 from the field.

He also tallied three steals and pulled down five rebounds in the game.

On Saturday, Etienne registered a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead the team past Immaculata University, 77-60. He also tallied one block in the game.

Etienne and the Saints get back on the court on Saturday, February 9 at Marywood University; the game is set for 3 p.m.