Alexis Lewis - Women's Basketball
Sophomore Alexis Lewis averaged 15.5 PPG, 10.0 RPG while shooting 50% from the floor over the course of a 2-0 week for the Maroon & Gold.
On Thursday, Jan. 26 against Marist, Lewis netted nine points - all in the second half - in a dominant defensive witn, 48-37. She connected on four field goals and pulling down five rebounds in 27 minutes. She also chipped in two steals and one block in what was Iona’s best defensive effort since 1979, and its best ever against a MAAC opponent.
On Saturday, Jan. 28 at home against conference-leading Quinnipiac, Lewis got off to a hot start and carried Iona to victory. She finished the game with 22 points and 15 rebounds, collecting 10 points and seven rebounds in the opening quarter. She shot 8-for-13 from the floor and a perfect 4-4 from the three-point line. She played just 31 minutes in the Gaels 58-44 victory.
Lewis has a league-leading seven double-doubles this season.
Iona continues its MAAC season on Thursday at Niagara in Lewiston, NY at 7 PM.