2018-19 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week ? No. 7 (Jan. 29)

2018-19 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week ? No. 7 (Jan. 29)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Samantha French of Lyon (Ark.) was named as the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball player of the week, announced the national office on Tuesday. French was chosen out of a pool of conference group winners.

Player of the Week
Samantha French, Lyon (Ark.)
6-2, SR, C, Marshfield, Mo.      

  • French secured her sixth double-double of the season against previously unbeaten No. 1 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • Totaled 41 points, 20.5 average
    • Totaled 18 rebounds, 9.0 average
    • Shot 15-of-25 (0.600) from the field
    • Added one assist, three blocks and a free throw average of 0.917

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Nominees: Stephanie Soares, The Master's (Calif.) ; Jas Hill, Xavier (La.) ; Lacey Clark, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) ; Sheridan Hopkins, St. Thomas (Texas) ; Morgan Martin, Bethel (Tenn.) ; Brianna King, Montana Western ; Madison Stewart, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Alexis Shannon, Mid-America Christian (Okla.)

2018-19 Division I Women's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (December 05): Peyton Greenlee, William Woods (Mo.) 
Week 2 (December 12): Vanessa Murphy, Vanguard (Calif.) 
Week 3 (January 02): Lexi Rich, SAGU (Texas) 
Week 4 (January 09): Stephanie Soares, The Master's (Calif.) 
Week 5 (January 16): Destinee Bowie, Menlo (Calif.) 
Week 6 (January 23): Reagan Turner, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 
Week 7 (January 30): Samantha French, Lyon (Ark.)


Source: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Championship Information

NAIA DI Women's Basketball Championship

March 18-24, 2020
Billings, Mont.