Retas receives Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – St. Joseph's College (N.Y.) sophomore forward Samantha Retas (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents women's basketball Player of the Week. Retas scored a career-high-tying 23 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, both game highs, to record her fifth double-double of the season, despite losing a 68-56 decision to Staten Island. Retas shot 8-for-15 (53.3%) from the field and dished out four assists and swatted away three shots in the Lady Bears' only game last week.