Kush led William Smith in scoring and rebounding last week, averaging 21.7 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.7 steals. On Monday, she scored a game-high 21 points, grabbed seven boards, dished out two assists, and made two steals in a 74-52 win over Hamilton. On Friday, Kush logged team-highs of 26 points, nine rebounds, and three steals in an overtime loss to Skidmore. She closed out the week with a team-high 18 points, a game-high 11 rebounds, and three assists in an OT loss to Union. For the week, Kush shot 51.9 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the free throw line.
A starter in all 14 games, Kush is averaging 17.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.1 steals. She’s shooting a team-leading 49.1 percent from the floor. Kush ranks second in the conference in scoring, third in field goal percentage, and seventh in rebounding.
William Smith (6-8, 1-2) will be back in action on Friday, Jan. 21, when the Herons visit league rival Vassar (7-5, 2-0). Tipoff in Poughkeepsie is scheduled for 6 p.m. Live Stats for the contest will be available via the Brewers’ website.