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Damon Lynn, Basketball

Freshman, Business

Height: 5’11”

Position: Guard

Hometown: Hillside, NJ

High School: Union Catholic

In a 2-0 week for the Highlanders, Damon Lynn averaged 22.5ppg, shot 82 percent from the free throw line, 45 from three-point range and 40 percent from the floor.

Lynn’s 3-point basket with 1:05 remaining in the first overtime period against Lafayette on Saturday put NJIT ahead to stay and the Highlanders notched their fourth consecutive win, with a 91-88 overtime victory.

He finished with 21 points, his fourth game with 20 or more in his first six college contests Saturday.

Shakia Robinson, Basketball

Graduate, School of Management

Height: 6’1”

Position: F

Hometown: North Wales, PA

College: University of Massachusetts

In a 1-1 weeks for the Highlanders, she averaged 10ppg and 6rpg. She shot 67 percent from the floor.

She made 9 points and 6 rebounds in the Highlanders first victory of the season at LIU Brooklyn 60-58.

Courtesy of NJIT Athletics

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