2017-18 Women's Basketball Players of the Week


DECEMBER 11, 2017
Hayley Reneau, Eureka College

Reneau grabs her second weekly award this season after helping Eureka both offensively and defensively to a pair of wins last week. Reneau averaged 23.7 points per game and recorded 14 steals in three games. She started the week with 23 points and four steals against Illinois Wesleyan. Reneau followed with a game-high 19 points in the Red Devils conference win over Blackburn and finishing with eight steals. She closed out her week with 29 points, knocking down five three's, against Lincoln Christian. On the week Reneau averaged 23.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 4.7 steals per game while shooting 47-percent from the field.


DECEMBER 4, 2017
Paige Black, Fontbonne University

Black, a junior guard for Fontbonne University, led the Griffins to a pair of conference wins last week while averaging 21.5 points in the two games. Black scored a career-high 23 points in a 70-67 win over Spalding, knocking down six three-pointers in the game and adding three assists and four steals. She followed with 20 points, all in the first half, against Blackburn while finishing with five steals and two assists on 8-of-14 shooting. For the week Black shot 47-percent from the field and hit 10 three-pointers while recording five assists and nine steals. 


NOVEMBER 27, 2017
Hayley Reneau, Eureka College

Reneau, a senior guard from Washington, Ill., led her team to a 91-78 win over Monmouth last week; scoring 41 points in just 38-minutes of action. Reneau finished the game with 41 points, making 13 field goals including knocking down six three-pointers and going 9-of-10 from the free-throw line. She started the game with 18 points in the opening quarter and had 31 points at half-time. Reneau's 41 points are the second most in SLIAC history and it marks the fourth time in program history a Red Devil has topped the 40 point mark.


NOVEMBER 20, 2017
Darby Massner, Iowa Wesleyan University

Massner, a junior guard, was the focus of the Tigers offense last week; averaging 23.5 points per game and 9.0 rebounds over two contests. Massner recorded a high of 24 points, with three assists, against Graceland and added 23 points and 10 rebounds against Coe. On the week Massner shot 53.3 percent from the field and knocked down 8-of-15 three-point attempts.