KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kaitlin Aylward of St. Francis (Ill.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Basketball Division II Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Aylward was nominated for her performances during the week of Jan. 14-20 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.
Player of the Week
Kaitlin Aylward, St. Francis (Ill.)
6-0 JR F/C; Elmwood Park, Ill.
- Aylward posted a career-high 35 points on Wednesday as the Saints defeated No. 18 Saint Xavier (Ill.). She then added a 30-point performance against Calumet St. Joseph (Ind.)
- Weekly Stats:
- 35 points, 11 rebounds in win over No. 18 Saint Xavier
- 30 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists in win over Calumet St. Joseph
- Averages: 32.5 points, 7.5 rebounds
Nominees:Elexis Martinez, Bellevue (Neb.); Ebony Griffin, St. Thomas (Fla.); Haylee
2018-19 Division II Women’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 28): Sharmaine Wills, Siena Heights (Mich.)
Week 2 (December 05): Erika Feenstra, Dordt (Iowa)
Week 3 (December 12): Darbi Gustafson, Northwestern (Iowa)
Week 4 (January 2):
Week 5 (January 9): Mayah Ah You Dias, Eastern Oregon
Week 6 (January 16): Jordan Woodvine, Corban (Ore.)
Week 7 (January 23): Kaitlyn Aylward, St. Francis (Ill.)
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