BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University sophomore guard Samantha Zirzow (Goodrich, Mich./Goodrich) and The University of Findlay senior guard/forward Kayla Brown (Mt. Blanchard, Ohio/Riverdale) have been chosen as the GLIAC Women's Basketball North and South Division "Players of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC North Division Player of the Week:
Saginaw Valley State University
5-11, Sophomore, Guard
Saginaw Valley State University sophomore Samantha Zirzow posted her fourth double-double of the season as the Cardinals extended their winning streak to three with a dominant victory over Northwood on Saturday, 74-51. Zirzow also led SVSU to victory over Lake Erie on Wednesday by totaling a team-high 17 points and seven boards. For the week, Zirzow fired 71.4 percent (10-of-14) from the field and combined for a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line.
North Division Weekly Honor
Roll: Sarah DeShone - FS, Kat LaPrairie - GV, Maria
Blazejewski - LS, Kylie Moxley - MT, Alyssa Colla - NM, Rachel
Church - NU, Talisha Bridges - WS.
2012-13 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) S. Hoyt - MT, (11/19) B. Taylor - GV, (11/26) M. Blazejewski - LS, (12/3) S. DeShone - FS, (12/10) E. Wendling - SV, (12/20) S. DeShone - FS, (1/7) T. Bridges - WS, (1/14) B. Taylor - GV, (1/22) M. Perttu - MT, (1/28) T. Bridges - WS, (2/4) S. Zirzow - SV.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
University of Findlay
5-10, Senior, Guard/Forward
Mt. Blanchard, Ohio/Riverdale
The University of Findlay senior
forward Kayla Brown led the Oilers to a 76-70 win at Hillsdale on
Saturday with 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting. Brown drilled
4-of-9 shot attempts from behind the three point line and also
added four rebounds and two steals. Brown is averaging 18.1
points per game this season and is hitting 50.4 percent of her
field goal attempts, 76.8 percent of her free throw attempts and
37.4 percent of her three point tries.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Alyssa Miller - AU, Kelsey Cromer- HC, Deborah Simmers - MU, Rachel Torey - OD, Jessica Harris - TU.
2012-13 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) K. Daugherty - AU, (11/19) K. Hockenberry - GV, (11/26) K. Daugherty - AU, (12/3) K. Daugherty - AU, (12/10) D. Simmers - MU, (12/20) K. Daugherty - AU, (1/7) D. Gerbec - AU, (1/14) K. Daugherty - AU, (1/22) D. Gerbec - AU, (1/28) D. Simmers - MU, (2/4) K. Brown -UF.