Michael Riley of men's basketball and Ebony Pitt from the women's basketball team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for December 18, 2017.
Riley was named to the all-tournament team at the Cregger Invitational at Roanoke. He had 15 points and eight rebounds in a loss to Wesley in the first round and followed it up with a career day in a win over Goucher. The sophomore scored 22 points on 7 of 15 shooting and knocked down four 3-pointers to go along with three steals.
Pitt scored nearly one-third of the Blazers points in a game against Bridgewater. She finished with 12 points, fueled by a 6 for 6 day at the free throw line.