FARMINGTON, Maine - Issac Witham and Alexa Pelletier have been named UMF Student-Athletes of the Week for their performances last week.
Witham, a junior on the men's basketball team, hit the game-winning shot with 2.2 seconds left in overtime lifting UMF to a come from behind victory over SUNY-Canton on Saturday. The win keeps the Beavers in first-place in the North Atlantic Conference standings with a little over two weeks left in the season. Witham helped lead the men's team to a 3-0 week, playing 30 minutes or more in all three games.
Pelletier, a junior on the women's alpine team, receives her second straight UMF Student-Athlete of the Week award. On Saturday at Sunday River, Pelletier finished in fourth place and on Sunday at Shawnee Peak Pelletier took first place. The win makes her fourth trip to the podium on the season.