KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chanel Fanter of Saint Xavier (Ill.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Basketball Division II Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Fanter was nominated for her performances during the week of Feb. 4-10 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.
Player of the Week
Chanel Fanter, Saint Xavier (Ill.)
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- Fanter averaged a team-high 23.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game last week as the No. 21-ranked Saint Xavier Cougars picked up a pair of key conference wins. In the game against IU South Bend (Ind.), Fanter had a game-high eight blocks, as the team set this season’s NAIA single-game high of 17 blocked shots.
- Weekly Stats:
- 21 points, eight rebounds, six assists, four blocks, one steal in a win over Calumet-St. Joseph (Ind.), 77-40.
- 21 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, three blocks, one steal in the loss against Roosevelt (Ill.), 68-65.
- 28 points, eight blocks, seven rebounds, four assists in the win vs. IU South Bend (Ind.), 73-44.
- Averages: 23.3 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game, 5.3 assists per game, 5.0 blocks per game, 58.3-percent (28-of-48) from the field, 35.7-percent (5-of-14) from the 3-point arc.
Nominees: Haley Hall, Alice Lloyd (Ky.); Dejah Cyrus, Marian (Ind.); Emily Erameh, Reinhardt (Ga.); Hannah Schlecht, Valley City State (N.D.); Kanesha Battle, Florida Memorial; Philly Lammers, Concordia (Neb.); Morgan Ediger, Tabor (Kan.); Peyton Banks, Siena Heights (Mich.); Alexcis Higginbotham, Evergreen (Wash.); Tylen Price, Antelope Valley (Calif.); Cassidy Johnson, College of the Ozarks (Mo.)
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): Tylen Price, Antelope Valley (Calif.)
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.)
Week 8 (January 30): Kendall Bradbury, Taylor (Ind.)
Week 9 (February 05): Maya Ah You Dias, Eastern Oregon
Week 10 (February 12): Chanel Fanter, Saint Xavier (Ill.)
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