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NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – No. 6 (Feb. 10)

February 10, 2015
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By Mike DeVader, Communications and Sports Information Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kelly Johnson of Point Park (Pa.) has been named the NAIA National Division II Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Johnson was selected out of a group of conference winners for her performances from Feb. 2 – 8. This award is the sixth of the 2014-15 season.


National Player of the Week
Kelly Johnson, Point Park (Pa.)
5-8, So., G, Pittsburgh, Pa.

• In two Pioneer road victories this week, Johnson averaged 32.0 points, 8.0 assists, 6.5 steals and 5.5 rebounds per game.
• The sophomore point guard was 26-of-41 (63.4 percent) from the field, including 5-for-9 (55.6 percent) from behind the arc.
• Nearly pulled off a quadruple double in a 103-79 rout of IU East (Ind.) on Feb. 8 with 30 points, 10 assists, 8 rebounds, 7 steals.
• Johnson is fourth in Division II with 90 steals on the year (3.8 per game).
• Earns her first Player of the Week honor.

For a complete list of all the national statistical leaders, click here.

For the complete NAIA Player of the Week calendar, click here.

The seventh National Women’s Basketball Player of the Week will be revealed Feb. 17.

Nominees: Miranda Palmer, Huntington (Ind.); Dannisha Pierce, St. Thomas (Fla.); Lydia Nash, Union (Ky.); Katie Jensen, St. Ambrose (Iowa); Tonisha Dean, Tabor (Kan.); Tina Fantroy, La Sierra (Calif.); Carly Meister, Southern Oregon; Jalissa Williams, Michigan-Dearborn; Katie Gonnering, St. Francis (Ill.); Sadiqah Jihad, Valley City State (N.D.); Karen Ettleman, Northwestern (Iowa); Deaundra Young, College of Saint Mary (Neb.).

2014-15 Women's Basketball Division II Composite Award Winners (Schedule)
Week 1 (Jan. 6): Dannisha Pierce, St. Thomas (Fla.)
Week 2 (Jan. 13): Yolanda De La Torre, Robert Morris (Ill.)
Week 3 (Jan. 21): Akyah Taylor, Saint Francis (Ind.)
Week 4 (Jan. 27): Tia King, IU East (Ind.)
Week 5 (Feb. 3): Patrice McBee, Purdue Calumet (Ind.)
Week 6 (Feb. 10): Kelly Johnson, Point Park (Pa.)