East Stroudsburg University Athletics

01/14/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2020 15:46

Lapotsky, Weiss Named Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball Scholar-Athletes

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CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball organization released its 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete team on Tuesday, with seniors Tiffany Lapotskyand representing East Stroudsburg University for a fourth-consecutive season.

LVSCBincludes ESU, Kutztown, DeSales, Moravian, Muhlenberg and Cedar Crest. The Scholar-Athlete team recognizes student-athletes who excel both athletically and in the classroom.

Lapotsky(Ashland, Pa./North Schuylkill) holds a 3.95 grade-point average while majoring in exercise science. A first-team All-PSACEast selection last winter, she leads the Warriors in both points (19.8) and minutes (33.4) per game. Lapotskyhas started all 15 games, reaching double figures in all 15 contests and totaling 20+ points on eight occasions.

The Ashland native totaled a career-high 30 points in ESU's77-65 victory against Mercyhurston December 21, going 9-of-16 from the field and 11-of-13 at the free-throw line. She tallied 20+ points in three consecutive games for the Warriors, scoring 23 points against Edinboroand 28 points against Kutztown.

Weiss (Prague, Czech Republic/Get Better Academy) holds a 3.89 grade-point average while majoring in business management. He has excelled in an increased role for the Warriors this season, contributing 9.6 points and a team-high 6.2 rebounds in 14 starts. Weiss has hit a team-high 57.3 percent of his field-goal attempts (59 for 103).

Weiss tallied his first double-double of the season in an 85-51 victory at home against Edinboro. He finished 9-of-12 from the field and pulled down 10 boards to pace the Warriors. He scored a career-high 20 points against Clarion in a 70-59 victory for ESU, going 7-of-9 from the field and 6-of-11 at the charity stripe.

The Warriors basketball teams are back in action tomorrow night with a PSACroad-matchup against Shepherd beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the women's contest.