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Women's Basketball selects Gallaudet's Hannah Neild to its Team of the Week

Gallaudet's Hannah Neild runs out during the starting lineups of a home game. A logo is in the upper right corner. Neild slaps hands with her teammates while running out.

MINNEAPOLIS - For the first time in seven years Gallaudet University women's basketball landed a player on the Team of the Week, a national team of five position players, selected once a week during the regular-season by the national website presented by Scoutware.

Gallaudet junior guard/forward Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) was selected to the Team of the Week for games played Feb. 5-11, 2018 (Week 10). This is the 21st season has selected a national Team of the Week during the regular-season.

Neild averaged 29.5 points, 7.0 assists, 5.0 steals, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game as Gallaudet went 2-0 at home. She scored 31 points to go with nine assists, six steals, three blocks and three rebounds in a 91-47 win over Valley Forge. Earlier in the week, Neild netted 28 points as she grabbed six rebounds, five assists, four steals and one block. She made 8 of 16 shots from three-point range and shot 51.2 percent from the field during the week.

She becomes the first women's basketball player from a NEAC school to earn Team of the Week honors this season.

Players are nominated by their Sports Information Directors weekly for the Team of the Week; which is selected by D3hoops' national staff of reporters.

The addition of Neild gives Gallaudet 13 Team of the Week honors since the website began the award during the 1997-98 season.The website was established in 1995.

The complete Team of the Week for Feb. 5-11, 2018, along with the archives can be found here; Team of the Week Honorees from Gallaudet University