Scott Bolen of the men's basketball team and Taylor McGaughey of the women's basketball team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for February 20, 2017.
Bolen scored a total of 39 points in the game against Arcadia on Saturday, which is more than any other Hood College men's basketball player in the last nine years. His 39 points were the third most in school history. Bolen went 13 of 22 from the field and knocked down 7 of 12 3-point field goals. Additionally, he added seven rebounds, three assists, two steals, and a blocked shot. On Tuesday against Messiah, Bolen scored eight points and went 3 for 3 from the free throw line.
McGaughey led the women's basketball team with 19 points in their game against Arcadia on Saturday. She also tallied two assists, going 5 of 7 from 3-point range. McGaughey scored 11 points six minutes into the game, hitting all three attempts from beyond the arc over that span. On Tuesday against Messiah, McGaughey scored a game-high 14 points and hit 4 of 6 3-point field goals. She also had one steal and three rebounds for the night.