SLIAC Players of the Week - Dec. 15

SLIAC Players of the Week - Dec. 15

This week's SLIAC Players of the Week feature two student-athletes that put up big numbers, one against a nationally ranked opponent and the other against a conference foe with career milestone. This week's winners are Ahmad Smith, from Webster University, and Briana Rae, from Blackburn College.

SLIAC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Ahmad Smith, Webster University

Smith, a senior guard from St. Louis, Mo., dropped in a season high 33 points as the Gorloks took on #3 ranked Washington University-St. Louis, falling just short in an 80-70 loss. Smith went 13-of-19 from the field including two three-pointers and added five rebounds and two steals. Smith's 33 points are the most by a SLIAC player this season.

 

SLIAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Briana Rae, Blackburn College

Rae, a senior forward from Staunton, Ill., powered her way to a sixth consecutive double-double while etching her name into the Blackburn record books. Rae scored 25 points while grabbing 13 rebounds in a conference game against Westminster. In the game Rae topped 1,000 points for her career, reaching the milestone by knocking down a free-throw late in the game. On the week Rae shot 47-percent from the field and went 11-of-14 from the free-throw line while adding two assists and one blocked shot.

Other Notables:

  • Megan Duisen, MacMurray College (Women's Basketball) Duisen recored a double-double in a win over St. Mary of the Woods with 28 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Laura Goodnight, Greenville College (Women's Basketball) Goodnight netted 28 points and 10 rebounds in a win over St. Mary of the Woods.
  • Kayla Styles, Spalding University (Women's Basketball) Styles went for 17 points and 15 rebounds in a loss against #14 ranked DePauw University.
  • Andrea Zalis, Westminster College (Women's Basketball) Zalis recorded a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Blackburn. 
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