2017-18 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Player of the Week - No. 1

2017-18 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Player of the Week - No. 1

Story by Trevor Lininger, NAIA Athletic Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Ana Richter of Southeastern (Fla.) has been named the first NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Player of the Week for the 2017-18 season, the national office announced Tuesday. Richter was selected for her performance during the week of November 20 – 26, and was selected out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.

NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

  • Richter was one point away from a career high against WVU Tech as she scored 29 points and was 12-for-16 from the field.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 51 points, 19 rebounds, 11 assists and six steals in two games
    • 63 percent Field Goal Percentage
    • One rebound shy of a triple-double against then-No. 13 IU East (Ind.)

For the complete player of the week calendar, click here.

Nominees: Ashley Bray, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.); Becca Sabol, Madonna (Mich.); Candy De Los Reyes, Saint Mary (Kan.); Brooke Hammonds, Union (Ky.); Alli Vandal, Valley City State (N.D.); Sydney Holden, Rio Grande (Ohio); Kellie Kirkhoff, Marian (Ind.); Remi Mejia, Southern Oregon; Jessica Norris, Holy Cross (Ind.); Samantha Earl, Antelope Valley (Calif.)

2017-18 Division II Women’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (Nov. 28): Ana Richter, Southeastern (Fla.)

Championship Information

NAIA DII Women's Basketball Championship

March 11-17, 2020
Tyson Events Center 
Sioux City, Iowa