2017-2018 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week - No. 7

2017-2018 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week - No. 7

By Jed Flemming, Athletic Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Courtney Christmas of Arizona Christian was named as the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced the national office on Tuesday. Christmas was selected based on her performances from January 22 - 28 and was chosen out of a pool of conference group winners.

Player of the Week

Courtney Christmas, Arizona Christian

5-11, JR, G, Peoria, Ariz.

• Christmas was two steals shy of a triple-double while taking down then No. 15 Menlo (Calif.)

• Weekly Stats
     o Totaled 57 points, 28.5 average
     o Totaled 16 rebounds, 8.0 average
     o Totaled 9 steals, 4.5 average

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

For full Player of the Week calendar, click here

Nominees: Katie Lemieux, LSU Alexandria (La.) ; Debraia Bell, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Brianna King, Montana Western ; Kayla Styles, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Mai Nienhueser, Columbia (Mo.) ; Zoie Miller, Loyola (La.) ; Dajonee Hale, Central Methodist (Mo.) ; Eliora Johnson, Southwestern Christian (Okla.)

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.)
Week 5 (January 17): Vashti Nwagbaraocha, William Penn (Iowa)
Week 6 (January 24): Brianna King, Montana Western
Week 7 (January 31): Courtney Christmas, Arizona Christian

Championship Information

NAIA DI Women's Basketball Championship

March 18-24, 2020
Billings, Mont.