Gill-Miles earns third MEAC Rookie of Week honor
Bairesha Gill-Miles leads the Hawks in scoring and rebounding.
Dec. 27, 2017


University of Maryland Eastern Shore freshman Bairesha Gill-Miles (Lexington, Kentucky) was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Dec. 25. It was the 6-foot forward's third honor of the young season.

Gill-Miles averaged 15.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two games this past week, shooting a combined 58.3 percent (14-for-24) from the floor. In the Hawks' home win over UMBC, she had 19 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals. Against Mount St. Mary's (Md.), Gill-Miles scored 12 points on 5-for-11 shooting.

Gill-Miles lead the Hawks (3-8) in scoring with 11.6 points per game and rebounding with 6.4 per contest and has reached double digits in scoring in eight straight games.

The Hawks finish up the nonconference season on Thursday (Dec.28) at East Carolina, then will open MEAC play at Morgan State on Jan. 3.



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