By Jed Flemming, NAIA Athletic Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Keanna Gary of Indiana Tech has been named the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Gary was selected for her performance during the week of January 22-28, and was selected out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Keanna Gary, Indiana Tech
Sr., C, Fort Wayne, Ind.
• Gary leads all of NAIA DII Women’s Basketball with 17 double-doubles
• Weekly Stats
o Averaged 26.5 points a game
o Averaged 17.0 rebounds a game
o Achieved a double-double in the first half vs. Aquinas (Mich.)
For the complete player of the week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Mackenzie Campbell, Indiana East ; Hunter Simpson, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Choon-Hee Chae, Fisher (Mass.) ; Kynedi Cheeseman, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) ; Jordyn Miller, Southwestern (Kan.) ; Anamaria Virjoghe, Northwest Christian (Ore.) ; Ana Richter, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Emily Moore, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.) ; Lexi Lennon, Valley City State (N.D.) ; Joana Soeiro, Marian (Ind.) ; Kelsie Cleeton, College of the Ozarks (Mo.) ; Kelli Schrauth, Cardinal Stritch (Wis.)
2017-18 Division II Women's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 29): Ana Richter, Southeastern (Fla.)
Week 2 (December 06): Maya Ah You-Dias, Eastern Oregon
Week 3 (December 13): Hayley Walkowski, Lawrence Tech (Mich.)
Week 4 (January 03): Philly Lammers, Concordia (Neb.)
Week 5 (January 10): Kylah Comley, Sterling (Kan.)
Week 6 (January 17): Ana Richter, Southeastern (Fla.)
Week 7 (January 24): Kendall Bradbury, Taylor (Ind.)
Week 8 (January 31): Keanna Gary, Indiana Tech