FARMINGTON, Maine - Riley Robinson and Alex Bessey have been named UMF Student-Athletes of the Week for their performances during the week ending January 26th, 2020.
Robinson, a senior on the men's basketball team, lead UMF to a 2-0 week with victories over Bates College and Thomas College. Against Bates, Robinson scored 24 points on 7 for 13 shooting and hauled down 14 rebounds. Robinson followed that up by helping the Beavers beat NAC rival Thomas College on Saturday. Robinson scored 17 points including shooting four of five from three-point range and pulled down 11 rebounds.
Bessey, a junior on the women's basketball team, scored a game-high 17 points as UMF rallied in the second half to beat NAC rival Thomas College on Saturday. On Wednesday against Colby College, Bessey scored 21 points in a loss to the Mules.