The SLIAC Men's and Women's Basketball Players of the Week are Jake Maestranzi, from Blackburn College, and Kelsey Miller, from Webster University.
SLIAC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK - JAN. 3
Blackburn College senior guard Jake Maestranzi claims his second straight SLIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week award. Maestranzi, from Bartlett, Ill., helped the Beavers go 1-1 over a two week holiday break including a win over conference foe MacMurray College. Maestranzi averaged 16.5 points and 5.5 assists over the two games including shooting 42-percent from three-point range. He tallied 20 points, all in the second-half, in a game against Elmhurst. Maestranzi followed with 13 points and eight assists in a win over MacMurray, recording four steals in the game as well.
SLIAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK - JAN. 3
- Shea Feehan, Eureka College (Men's Basketball) Feehan recorded his ninth straight game this season with 20 or more points, scoring 25 points in a loss to St. Francis (Ill.).
- Hayley Reneau, Eureka College (Women's Basketball) Reneau finished with 22 points, on 8-of-9 shooting, with four assists and four steals in a win over Rust.