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Martianez Earns Summit League Player of the Week

Martianez Earns Summit League Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts sophomore forward Maria Martianez was named the Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her performances Nov. 28-Dec. 4. IUPUI senior center Mikale Rogers was also named Player of the Week.

 

MARIA MARTIANEZ, ORAL ROBERTS
So. // F // Barcelona, Spain

  • Captured her first career Player of the Week honor 
  • Tallied her first double-double (18 point, 13 rebounds) of the season in a nine-point win at No. 12 Oklahoma 
  • Collected her second double-digit rebound game (10) in the win over USAO
  • For the week, averaged 10.3 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.3 blocks per contest as Oral Roberts went 2-1

MIKALE ROGERS, IUPUI
Sr. // C // Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Earned her first Player of the Week award this season and third of her career
  • Helped lead the Jaguars to a 73-45 win over Missouri with 15 points, six rebounds and two steals
  • Added 15 points with six blocks and four rebounds in a victory at Indiana State, holding the Sycamores to just 33 points
  • The win over Missouri, who was receiving votes nationally, is the first over an SEC opponent in program history
  • For the week, averaged 15 points, five rebounds 3.5 blocks and two steals per game
  • Shot 46.2 percent (12-of-26) from the field and was perfect at the free throw line (6-of-6)

 

Also nominated: Jacqlyn Poss, Denver; De'Jour Young, Fort Wayne; Taylor Thunstedt, North Dakota State; Remy Davenport, Omaha; Allison Arens, South Dakota; Clarissa Ober, South Dakota State; Morgan Blumer, Western Illinois

 

Previous honorees: Nov. 14 – Allison Arens, USD; Nov. 21 – Emily Clemens, WIU/Macy Miller, SDSU; Nov. 28 – Emily Clemens, WIU

 

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