FAIRFIELD CITIZEN ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

JAN. 16

MALE

NAME: Tommy Nolan

SCHOOL: Fairfield Prep

GRADE: Senior

SPORT: Basketball

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Scored 12 points in a 59-56 win over Notre Dame-West Haven and then scored 18 points, including six crucial points in the final minute as the Jesuits edged Hamden 70-62. Nolan also had eight assists, five steals and six rebounds in that game.

FEMALE

NAME: Emma Koether

SCHOOL: Ludlowe

SPORT: Girls' indoor track

GRADE: Senior

ACCOMPLISHMENT: At an FCIAC developmental meet at Staples, Koether won the 600 meter race in 1:46.08 and later anchored two of the Falcons winning relay teams, the 4x240 (2:17.99) and the 4x400 (4:33.34)

Coaches who wish to nominate at athlete for Athlete of the Week can call Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Monday at 203-400-4765 or email him at celsberry@ctpost.com