2017-18 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Players of the Week ? No. 4 (Jan. 9)

2017-18 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Players of the Week ? No. 4 (Jan. 9)

By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Amber Alexander of Vanguard (Calif.) was named as the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced the national office on Tuesday. Alexander was selected based on her performances from January 1-7, and was chosen out of a pool of conference group winners.

Player of the Week Amber Alexander, Vanguard (Calif.) 6-0, SR, C, Paragould, Ark.

  • Alexander captured her second player of the week award during the 2017-18 season as she helped her team to a 2-0 week with wins over Hope International (Calif.) and then-No. 22 Arizona Christian.
  • Weekly Stats
    • Averaged 21 points and 13 rebounds
    • Posted conference and week-high 17 rebounds vs then-No. 22 Arizona Christian
    • Shot 0.455 (15-for-33) field goals and missed only two-of-14 free-throws (0.857)

For more information on NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball, click here.

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

Nominees: Mikayla Bates, Xavier (La.) ; Jordan Alford, Columbia (Mo.) ; Ty Colquitt, Wiley (Texas) ; Cheyenne Madden, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Di'mond Jackson, Loyola (La.) ; Hannah Dean, Carroll (Mont.) ; Jordan Closter, Benedictine (Kan.) ; Baily Cameron, John Brown (Ark.)

2017-18 Division I Women's Basketball Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (December 06): Amber Alexander, Vanguard (Calif.) 

Week 2 (December 13): Emma Forel, Hope International (Calif.) 

Week 3 (January 03): Christina Devers, LSU Shreveport (La.) 

Week 4 (January 10): Amber Alexander, Vanguard (Calif.)

Championship Information

NAIA DI Women's Basketball Championship

March 18-24, 2020
Billings, Mont.