OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Association of Division III Independents named The College of New Rochelle women's basketball forward Jah-Leah Ellis, its Female Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of January.
Ellis is a senior from Harlem, New York. The forward averaged a team-leading 19.2 points, 13.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.4 steals per game in leading The College of New Rochelle to a 3-2 January. The senior tallied four double-doubles in January and poured in a career-high 35 points in a come-from-behind road win at Purchase College. Her best all-round game came in a home win over Vaughn College, as the senior came within an assist of the program's first triple-double, scoring 15 points, pulling down 22 rebounds and adding nine assists.