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2013-14 WIAC Basketball Players of the Week
Week of February 24th  -  March 2nd, 2014
Tyler Tillema Katelyn Kuehl
Guard  ::  UW-Stevens Point Forward  ::  UW-Oshkosh
UW-Stevens Point earned a first-round bye in the WIAC tournament - after finishing the WIAC season 15-1, behind the league's top guard Pointer student/ athlete Tyler Tillema #4 (Sr.-Randolph/WI) who scored 43 points facing WIAC opponents this week and is once again the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week.

The Pointers defeated #4 seeded UW-Platteville on Friday (2/28) 66-47 in the semifinals of the WIAC tournament, then on Sunday (3/2) claimed a spot in the upcoming NCAA D-III Championships by upending UW-Whitewater 74-57 in the WIAC Championship game.

Facing the Warhawks in the WIAC Tournament title match Tillema led the Pointer charge with 12 rebounds (11 defensive) as the club limited the usually high-powered 'Hawk offense to just 14 points at the break, taking a 37-14 lead in the locker room at halftime.

Tillema finished with a game-high 23 points, adding to his season total points, 527, ranked #1 in the conference.

Closing out the frigid month of February - against UW-Platteville - Tillema and teammate g/ Trevor Hass (Sr.-New London/WI) heated up the scoreboard at Bennett Court pouring in a combined 40 points against the Pioneers in a lop-sided 66-47 Pointer home win, advancing to the title match.

This season Tillema averaged 20.3 points per game, converting 189-of-353 shots (.535%) - ranked 6th in the league -playing in 27 contests. His 99 assists, 3.81 per contest, was 3rd in the WIAC.

A complete player, Tillema pounded the glass for 134 boards this season (116 defensive)- averaging 5.2 boards per match - 12th in the conference.

Tillema nabbed the WWS player of the Week honor earlier this WIAC season- dropping in 30 points in a closely played 66-64 UW-SP road-win at Naperville, Il - facing a tough North Central Cardinal club in December (12/31).
UW-Oshkosh student/ athlete Titan f/ Katelyn Kuehl #40 (Jr.-Fond du Lac/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

Kuehl's consistent play in a pair of WIAC tournament games this week helped the UW-Oshkosh Titans secure a spot in the upcoming NCAA-D-III Championships, also the teams' first trip to 'the dance' since 1999.

On Thursday (2/27) - facing UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC tournament semifinals - Kuehl poured in a game-high 17 points as the 14th ranked Titans stretched a 30-23 halftime lead into a 68-44 victory over the usually competitive Pointers at the Kolf Sports Center.

Kuehl was a perfect 6-of-6 from the field, grabbing 4 rebounds and had 5 assists in the game, adding to her season total assists, 58, ranked 12th in the league.

A 75-69 UW-Oshkosh win - fueled by Kuehl - over a motivated UW-Superior club - in the WIAC Tournament Championship game on Saturday (3/1) - had the Titan guard finishing with a game-high 18 points and 11 rebounds - giving the WIAC Tournament Title to the Titans for the first time since 2001 (12-4).

This season Katelyn ranked 16th in the conference in scoring (279 points) averaging 10.3 per game, also grabbing 200 rebounds (131 defensive) 4th in the WIAC, playing in 27 contests.

UW-Oshkosh has a date with a to-be-determined opponent in the 1st round of the NCAA D-III Championships starting on March 7-8.
Week of February 17th  -  February 23rd, 2014
UW-Stevens Point UW-Stout
Men's Basketball Team Women's Basketball Team
The UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team is the WWS choice for WIAC player of the week

UW-Stevens Point won the WIAC title on Saturday (2/22) with a convincing 72-49 victory over UW-Stout at Bennett Court- the win giving the club a 15-1 conference and 24-1 overall mark this season.

Pointer g/ Tyler Tillema (Sr.-Randolph/WI) poured in a game-high 21 points against the Blue Devils, adding to his season total points (484), ranked #2 in the league. Tillema has 117 rebounds (101 defensive) 16th in the WIAC and 80 assists (3rd) 3.67 per game.

UW-SP g/f Trevor Hass (Sr.-New London/WI) had 12 points and 4 assists in the game- his 442 points scored this season- 3rd in the conference.

Top rebounder for the Pointers c/ Clayton Heuer (Sr.-Wisc. Rapids/WI) pulled down 119 rebounds (80 defensive) this season -17th in the conference - averaging 4.8 per game, playing in all 25 contests.

Guard/f Joe Richay (Jr.-Wisc. Rapids/WI) has scored 192 points for the club (4th on the team) averaging 7.7 per game.

UW-SP forward Alex Richard (Jr.-Spring Valley/WI) converted 65-of-97 field goal attempts (.670%) for 163 points, averaging 5.5 per contest.
The UW-Stout women's basketball team is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

With conference wins in February over UW-La Crosse, UW-Platteville, UW-Superior and defending WIAC Tournament Champion UW-Stevens Point on Saturday (2/22), a 76-68 home win, the UW-Stout women's basketball team has earned a spot in the upcoming WIAC Tournament and 1st round home playoff game at the Johnson Fieldhouse.

A total team effort was necessary to advance as playoff talk was just a whisper a mere month ago with the Blue Devils sporting a troubling 3-7 conference record.

Leading the way into the post-season for the Blue Devils are veteran senior guards Sami Schoeder (Sr.-Durand/WI) and Rachel Hanley (Sr.-Minong/WI).

Schoeder is currently pacing the team in scoring with 266 points, converting 90-of-234 field goals (.324) also making 41-of 123 3-point attempts. Schoeder averages 11.6 points and 3.5 boards per contest.

Top rebounder for the Blue Devils is g/ Katelynne Folkers (Jr.-Fall Creek/WI) who has grabbed 168 boards (118 defensive) and scored 179 points, 4th on the club.

Another Blue Devil scoring threat is g/ Kyleigh Hebert (So.-Spencer/WI) who has racked up 260 points for the club (2nd), also pulling down 75 rebounds and 51 assists (#1).

Student/ athlete forward Brea Boomer (Jr.-Grand Portage/MI) is a consistent player who has seen action in all 25 games, converting 75-of-173 shot attempts (.420%) for 210 points, ranked 3rd on the team. Brea has 130 rebounds (67 defensive) 2nd on the team.

Without a solid bench, the starters would be worn out before the break and UW-Stout has quality replacements in Tara Matter (Fr.-Spenser/WI) g/ Haley Froehlich (Jr.-Mondovi/WI) and g/f Jenna Goldsmith (Fr.-St. Anthony/MN).
Week of February 10th  -  February 16th, 2014
Jarrod Peterson Alyssa Krajco
Guard  ::  UW-Superior Guard  ::  UW-Platteville
UW-Superior student/ athlete Yellowjacket g/ Jarrod Peterson #13 Sr.-Plymouth/MN) is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week

At the Johnson Fieldhouse in Menomonie on Wednesday (2/12) facing UW-Stout Peterson added 10 points to his conference leading total points (447) helping UW-Superior to a 70-59 road win over the Blue Devils.

Despite being held under his 20.3 point per game average - ranked 2nd in the WIAC- the Yellowjacket guard managed a team-high 8 rebounds in the contest, as the club pulled away from a 35-34 halftime advantage to record the double-digit conference victory.

On Saturday (2/15) at Mertz Mortorelli Gym against conference rival UW-La Crosse Jarrod poured in a game-high 22 points - but the Yellowjackets come up short on the scoreboard - falling 63-72 to the visiting Eagles.

Peterson nabbed 5 rebounds and had 4 assists in the game.

This season Peterson has 136 rebounds (6th WIAC) and successfully converted 113-of-137 free throw attempts, 2nd in the league (.842%) playing in 22 contests.
UW-Platteville student/ athlete Pioneer g/ Alyssa Krajco #30(Jr.-Richland Center/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

The Pioneers suffered back-to-back conference losses in the last month, falling to top-ranked UW-Whitewater 45-72 (1/29) and UW-Oshkosh 52-66 (2/5) but rebounding with a pair of WIAC wins, upending UW-La Crosse 74-67 last Saturday (2/8) and topping UW-Stevens Point 75-67 on Wednesday (2/12) - a Pioneer home win at Bo Ryan Court.

Facing the gritty Pointers - in a back and forth contest that saw 8 lead changes and 7 ties - late in the game, Krajco has a key steal and grabs a defensive rebound - then after a UW-SP foul, she ices a pair of free throw attempts, effectively halting the Pointer charge - finishing with 16 points and 4 rebounds.

A conference showdown at UW-Stout on Saturday (2/15) at the Johnson Fieldhouse in Menomonie - televised live on FoxSports - results in a tough 59-60 Pioneer road loss to the Blue Devils, despite a 14 point, 6 rebound performance by Krajco.

This season Krajco has scored 392 points (2nd WIAC) averaging 17.2 per contest and has 182 rebounds (129 defensive) ranked 3rd in the conference, playing in 23 games.
Week of February 3rd  -  February 9th, 2014
Quardell Young Teenie Lichtfuss
Guard  ::  UW-Whitewater Guard  ::  UW-Eau Claire
UW-Whitewater student/ athlete Warhawk g/ Quardell Young (Jr.-Kenosha/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week

Conference bragging rights were up for grabs at Kachel Gym on Wednesday (2/5) as the UW-Stevens Point Pointers clashed with the Warhawks, both clubs in the top 10 nationwide, sporting some of the best players in the league.

A 69-69 regulation tie heads into overtime, resulting in a 81-76 Warhawk victory over the #1 ranked Pointers, the loss snapping a UW-SP school-best 20 game win streak.

Young paced the team with 19 points, shooting 8-of-13 from the field, converting 3-of-3 three point attempts, adding to his season totals points (244) ranked 18th in the WIAC.

Facing UW-Superior on-the-road at Mertz Mortorelli Gym on Saturday (2/8) the Warhawks dominated play, taking a commanding 45-19 advantage at the break, en route to a 77-44 UW-W thumping of the Yellowjackets.

Quardell had 9 assists in the game - 85 for the season - his 3.62 average, ranked 3rd in the conference. He leads the WIAC in steals (43) averaging 2.0 per contest.

On defense Quardell has 11 blocked shots this season - as the #2 ranked 'Hawk scoring defense limits opponent points to just 62.1 per game.
UW-Eau Claire student/ athlete Blugold g/ Teenie Lichtfuss (So.-Oshkosh/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

Lichtfuss scored a game-high 21 points against UW-Superior on Wednesday (2/5) - a 73-56 'Golds home win at the Zorn Arena - adding to her season total points (330) ranked 4th in the conference, averaging 14.4 per contest.

Facing UW-River Falls on Saturday (2/8) Lichtfuss recorded a game-high 14 points - also grabbing 5 rebounds and 4 assists - but a 22-point effort from the Falcon bench proved too much down the stretch, as UW-EC falls 44-47 in a hard fought contest.

Lichtfuss averages 3.1 assists per game, 90 total (2nd-WIAC) and has converted 119-of-259 free throw attempts (.451%) (9th-WIAC).

The 'Golds sophomore guard is ranked 18th in the conference in rebounding, 118 boards (91 defensive), averaging 4.9 per game.
Week of January 27th  -  February 2nd, 2014
KJ Evans Amy Mandrell
Guard  ::  UW-Whitewater Forward  ::  UW-Whitewater
UW-Whitewater g/ KJ Evans (#14 Sr.-Beloit/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week.

After dropping a hard-fought contest at UW-La Crosses' Mitchell Hall on Wed. (1/22) facing a determined Eagle club, falling 83-88, the Warhawks have rebounded, recording 3 conference wins since then, and also reaching 10th in the latest NCAA D-III coaches poll.

KJ added 7 points and 7 boards to his season totals, 319 and 159 respectively, as UW-Whitewater knocked off a very well-coached Pioneer squad, conference foe UW-Platteville at Bo Ryan Court last Wednesday (1/29) 80-68.

Evans paces the league in rebounding this season (119 defensive) averaging 8.0 per contest. He is also 13th in the league in free throw conversions, making 86-of-118 attempts (.729%).

At Kachel Gym on Saturday (2/1) facing UW-Stout, Evans played a complete game, leading the team with 19 points, shooting 7-of-16 from the floor, grabbing a game-high 7 rebounds and 3 steals in a 70-59 Hawk home-win over the Blue Devils.

Last season (2012-13) Evans converted 91-of-181 shot attempts for 266 points, (ranked 4th on the team) and had 120 rebounds, 2nd on the squad.
UW-Whitewater student/ athlete Warhawk f/ Amy Mandrell (Sr.-Forsyth/IL) helped the 14th ranked 'Hawks to a pair of conference wins this past week and is once again the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

UW-W cruised to a 72-45 victory over UW-Platteville at Kachel Gym on Wednesday (1/29), Mandrell leading the Hawk charge with a game-high 11 rebounds (6 defensive) as the team held a lop-sided 38-22 advantage over the Pioneers at the break.

The Warhawk forward finished with 8 points, adding to her season total points (253) ranked 9th in the conference.

Heading into the Johnson Fieldhouse on Saturday (2/1) facing UW-Stout, Mandrell paced the field with a double-double game-high 13 rebounds and 12 points in a convincing 81-60 UW-Whitewater road-win over the Blue Devils.

After leading UW-Stout 31-26 at halftime the senior forward joined five Warhawk players finishing in double figures, converting 5-of-9 shots from the field, taking a 31-26 lead at halftime, en route to the teams' 11th straight conference win.

Mandrell has dominated the paint this season grabbing 160 rebounds (109 defensive) averaging 7.4 boards per contest, playing in all 21 games.

At the charity stripe, Amy leads the conference in shooting percentage, converting 67-of-74 free throw attempts (.900%) #1 in the WIAC.
Week of January 20th  -  January 26th, 2014
Trevor Hass Amy Mandrell
Guard  ::  UW-Stevens Point Forward  ::  UW-Whitewater
UW-Stevens Point g/ Trevor Hass (Sr.-New London/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week.

The UW-SP men's team has strung together an incredible streak of 18 consecutive victories this season, including a 91-72 road-win over a tough UW-La Crosse Eagles club on Saturday (1/25) at Mitchell Hall, paced by Pointer senior guard Trevor Hass, who poured in a school record 45 points, adding to his season totals (344 points) ranked 3rd in the WIAC.

After leading the Eagles 63-58 with 8:00 remaining, UW-SP goes on a run, taking a double-digit 20 point lead down the stretch - Hass converting a trio of three's - paving the way for the teams' 9th straight WIAC win.

Facing a determined UW-Platteville squad - on the road last Wednesday (1/22) at Bo Ryan Court - the Pointers trailed 33-31 at the half and 43-47 with 15:00 minutes remaining - but untimely Pioneer turnovers in the final period results in a 76-61 UW-SP road win - Hass finishing with 18 points and 4 boards - converting 4-of-7 three point plays.

This season Hass has successfully converted 118-of-215 shot attempts, ranked 9th in the conference. He had made 59-of-121 three-point plays (#1 WIAC) and is 49-of-62 from the charity stripe (11th WIAC).

Last year Hass was 1st-team All-WIAC, scoring 325 points (11th conference) averaging 11.6 per game, playing in 28 contests. He was 3rd on the squad in rebounding, with 107 boards, helping the team to the 2012-13 NCAA D-III finals, falling to Calvin 67-58 in the second round.
UW-Whitewater is enjoying an 8 game conference winning streak, thanks in part to the leagues 8th ranked scorer, student/ athlete Warhawk f/ Amy Mandrell (Sr.-Forsyth/IL) the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

A dominating 96-50 'Hawk blow-out home win over rival UW-River Falls on Saturday (1/25) solidifies UW-Whitewater as the WIACs top team.

The Hawks enjoyed a 50-20 advantage at the break over the Falcons in a contest that wasn't even close. Mandrell finished with 8 points and 4 rebounds, playing for 16 minutes.

Amy grabbed a team-high 7 rebounds and dropped in 10 points in a close-played 84-75 UW-Whitewater win over visiting UW-La Crosse on Wednesday (1/22) at Kachel Gym, adding to her season total points (209) averaging 12.3 per contest.

At Mertz Mortorelli Gym facing UW-Superior last weekend (1/18) the 'Hawk senior forward recorded a double-double, netting a game-high 26 points, pulling down 11 rebounds, helping UW-W sing their way to a 84-79 win over the Yellowjackets. Amy converted 6-of-8 free throws in the contest.

This season Mandrell has nabbed 119 rebounds (80 defensive) 7th in the conference. Her free throw percentage of .891% (61-68) is #1 in the WIAC.
Week of January 13th  -  January 19th, 2014
Alex Oman Sarah Stecker
Guard  ::  UW-Stout Center  ::  UW-Oshkosh
UW-Stout g/ Alex Oman (Sr.-Lake Elmo/MN) helped the Blue Devils earn a split facing conference opponents this week and is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week.

Oman paced the team with 17 points in a thrilling 59-57 Blue Devil home-win over the visiting UW-La Crosse Eagles on Wednesday (1/14) at the Johnson Fieldhouse, converting 7-of-15 shots from the field, including a key three-point play with 34 seconds remaining, closing a 53-57 UW-Stout deficit.

Facing UW-Oshkosh at the Kolf Sports Complex on Saturday (1/18) late in the contest Oman knots the game at 46-46 with a converted jumper, his 7th point of the game and 1,000th of his career, but the Blue Devils come up short at the buzzer, falling 63-59 in a hard-fought contest.

This season the Blue Devil guard has scored 185 points, averaging 13.7 points per game (7th WIAC) playing in 14 contests. He has 15 steals (9th WIAC) 6 blocked shots (12th WIAC) and 20 offensive rebounds (61 total) 14th in the conference.

Last year (2012-13) Oman was 1st-team all WIAC, ranked #2 on the club and 4th in the league scoring (389 points), averaging 14.4 per game. He converted 67-of-99 free throw attempts (.677) -ranked 14th in the WIAC - and grabbed 127 rebounds (90 defensive) 3rd on the club.
UW-Oshkosh student / athlete Titan c/ Sarah Stecker (Sr.-Menasha/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

Stecker's consistent play resulted in a pair of UW-Oshkosh wins against WIAC opponents this week, including a career-best game-high 26 points at Kolf Sports Complex on Wednesday, battling a tough UW-Stevens Point (11-3) squad, a 75-68 Titan OT home-win.

After a 62-62 tie in regulation play, Sarah converted the first two points in the overtime period and then grabbed a key defensive rebound, which lead to a Titan three-point play, UW-O then taking a 67-62 lead - which was never relinquished - en route to the 75-68 OT victory.

Stecker finished with 9 rebounds (6 defensive) adding to her season total boards (96) 6.0 per contest, ranked 13th in the conference.

On-the-road at the Johnson Fieldhouse (1/14) Stecker warmed the bench for most of the first half, with the Titans trailing UW-Stout 20-32 at the break.

In the second period Stecker made her presence felt in a big way, converting 5-of-7 free throws, grabbing 6 boards, guiding the team back to a 74-62 road-win over the Blue Devils, finishing with 11 points.

This season Stecker has scored 198 points, averaging 12.5 per match, ranked 7th in the conference. Her shooting percentage of .525% is #1 in the WIAC, converting 68-of-118 attempts. Stecker has made 62-of-82 free throw attempts, playing in 16 contests.
Week of January 6th  -  January 12th, 2014
Jim Stocki Myranda Tyler
Guard  ::  UW-Platteville Post  ::  UW-Stevens Point
UW-Platteville student/athlete Pioneer g/ Jim Stocki #34 (Jr.-Bolingbrook/IL) is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week.

At UW-Stout on Saturday (1/11) Stocki, Pioneer c/ Chas Cross (Sr.-Winnebago/IL) and freshman f/ Eric Gerber (Burlington/WI) combined for 34 points in a dominating 61-42 UW-Platteville road-win over UW-Stout.

The Pioneer victory gives the club a perfect 5-0 record against WIAC opponents this season.

Stocki successfully converted a trio of three-point plays in the game, adding to his season total points (210) 7th in the conference.

His 38-of-82 three-point attempts rank 3rd in the WIAC and 34 assists (10th).

The Pioneer guard dropped in 16 points with 4 boards in Superior, facing the Yellowjackets last Saturday (1/4), a 77-73 Pioneer road win at UW-Superior's Mertz Mortorelli Gym.

During the recent Holiday break at the D3hoops Classic in Las Vegas (12/30) - against a tough Whitworth (9-3) squad - Stocki paced the Pioneer scorers with a team-high 17 points, converting 5 three-point plays, in a disappointing 84-77 UW-Platteville loss to the Pirates.

Last season Stocki saw action in 28 contests, ranked 2nd on the team in scoring - 276 points (23rd-WIAC) - converting 38-of-54 three point attempts (14th-WIAC)- helping UW-Platteville (19-9) to the 2012-13 WIAC Championship game where they were upended 66-55 by UW-Whitewater (2/23).

Season stats through 1/11;
15.0 points per game (210 - 7th WIAC)
38-of-82 (.45%) three point plays; (3rd WIAC);
34 assists (10th-WIAC) 2.46 per contest;
56 rebounds (50 defensive);
10 steals
UW-Stevens Point student/ athlete Pointer p/ Myranda Tyler (Sr-.Grafton/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

A pair of UW-SP road wins this week has propelled the team to a 11-3 overall record, and a 4-1 mark in conference play.

Myranda recorded a double-double, 10 points, game-high 12 rebounds on Saturday (1/11) at Mertz Mortorelli Gym in Superior - facing a usually competitive Yellowjacket squad - the Pointers prevailing 76-60.

A dismal 20.3% shooting percentage (7-34) in the 1st period sealed UW-Superiors' fate early as they trailed 19-33 ending first half action.

Against conference foe UW-La Crosse at Mitchell Hall last Saturday (1/4) Myranda was limited to 2 points but had a team-high 8 rebounds (7 defensive) in a convincing 64-34 Pointer blowout win over the Eagles.

During the Holiday break Tyler had a game-high 18 points facing Edgewood at the Todd Wehr Edgedome in Madison (1/2), a 73-55 Pointer win.

Myranda played for 20 minutes in the contest converting 8-of-14 shots, adding to her season total points (175) ranked 8th in the conference.

This season Tyler paces the team in points scored (175) averaging 12.5 per contest, playing in all 14 games. She has 121 rebounds (81 defensive) #1 on the club and in the conference.

Last year Myranda ranked #2 on the team in scoring (302 points) with 162 rebounds (104 defensive), helping the team to the second round of the NCAA D-III playoffs, falling to Simpson 88-84 (3/2/13).
Week of December 30th, 2013  -  January 5th, 2014
Tyler Tillema Sally Linzmeier
Guard  ::  UW-Stevens Point Guard  ::  UW-Superior
UW-Stevens Point student/athlete Pointer guard Tyler Tillema (Sr.-Randolph/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC men's basketball player of the week.

Leading #1 ranked NCAA D-III UW-Stevens Point to an unblemished 13-0 record, Tillema scored 48 points this week, including a game-high 30 points in a closely played 66-64 UW-SP road-win at Naperville, Il facing a scrappy North Central Cardinal club Tuesday night (12/31), closing out the year.

Trailing the Cardinals 34-37 at the break, exchanging leads four times in the final period, Point knotted up the game at 64-64 with 16 seconds remaining.

Tyler scored the game-winning shot on a converted jumper from the key late - 19 of his 30 points coming in the second half - shooting 11-of-21 from the field and converting 7-of-12 free throw attempts.

He added 5 defensive rebounds to his season totals (55- #14) and 5 assists (46), ranked #2 in the conference.

Facing WIAC opponent UW-La Crosse on Saturday (1/4) at Bennett Court, Tyler led all scorers with 18 points, making 7-of-13 shots, with a game-high 5 assists(t) and 5 defensive boards in a 74-61 Pointer win over the visiting, previously undefeated 3-0 - in conference play - UW-L Eagles.

This season Tillema paces the WIAC in scoring, averaging 22.4 points per game. In 11 game appearances he has scored 262 points, ranked #1 in the conference.
UW-Superior student/athlete Yellowjacket guard Sally Linzmeier (Jr.-Valders/WI) is the WWS choice for WIAC women's basketball player of the week.

UW-Superior (7-4, 3-1) has put together five consecutive victories, thanks in part to the efforts of Linzmeier who scored 31 points and grabbed an amazing 34 rebounds in a pair of Yellowjacket wins this week - including a double-double, 18 points and game-high 15 board performance facing St. Scholastica on Tuesday (12/31) a 75-64 UW-Superior win at Mertz Mortorelli Gym.

The Saints came prepared for battle, enjoying a 18-2 opening advantage, but the Yellowjackets closed to 34-37 at the break, and a strong second half by Superior proved too much for St. Scholastica.

The Yellowjacket guard was a perfect 12-of-12 from the charity stripe in the contest.

Linzmeier poured in a team-high 13 points and grabbed a game-high 19 rebounds facing UW-Platteville on Saturday (1/4), a 61-47 UW-Superior home victory and the teams' fifth straight win.

This season Linzmeier is ranked #2 in the conference in scoring (193 points) averaging 16.3 points per game and has 117 rebounds (70 defensive) 8.9 per contest (#2 WIAC).

UW-Superior has a date facing conference foe UW-La Crosse (7-6, 1-3) on Wednesday, January 8; tip-off time is set for 5:30pm from Mitchell Hall.

(WWS pic - Sally Linzmeier -Johnson Fieldhouse)