By Jed Flemming, NAIA Athletic Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Payton Parrish of Eastern Oregon has been named the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Parrish was selected for her performance during the week of February 6-February 12, 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
Payton Parrish, Eastern Oregon
Sr., G, Grandview, Wash.
• Parrish tied the single-game program scoring record with a 42-point outing.
• Parrish also set a school and Cascade Collegiate Conference record with 11-made 3-pointers in a game.
• Weekly Stats
o Averaged 33.5 points a game
o Averaged 5.5 rebounds a game
o Shot 63 percent from the floor and 57 percent from beyond the arc
For the complete player of the week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Keanna Gary, Indiana Tech ; Tia King, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Nicole Ignasiak, Indiana Wesleyan ; Madison Carroll, Fisher (Mass.) ; Kristina Bugarski, St. Thomas (Fla.) ; Emily Moore, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.) ; Naomi Torgerson, Mayville State (N.D.) ; Deandra Luna, Bryan (Tenn.) ; Jade Brown, Bethel (Kan.) ; Amber Bray, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) ; Kara Krolicki, Saint Xavier (Ill.)
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
Week 9 (February 07): Brittany Wells, Wilberforce (Ohio)
Week 10 (February 14): Payton Parrish, Eastern Oregon