USI’s Wascher Nets GLVC Weekly Honor

first_imgEVANSVILLE, Ind.—University of Southern Indiana Women’s Basketball senior forward Hannah Wascher (Rantoul, Illinois) was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week for her efforts in leading the Screaming Eagles to a 2-0 record at the Puerto Rico Classic this past weekend.Wascher averaged 23.0 points and 10.5 rebounds per contest as the Eagles improved their current winning streak to five games.In USI’s 92-46 win over the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Friday night, Wascher scored a game-high tying 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in just 15 minutes of work. She was 7-of-14 from the field and 3-of-6 from the charity stripe as USI cruised to the 46-point win.Wascher saved her best for last as she racked up a career-high 29 points to go along with 11 rebounds and a pair of steals in USI’s 88-71 win over the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Saturday afternoon. She went 11-of-16 from the field and 7-of-10 from the free throw line as she recorded her second straight double-double and third of the year.A second-team All-GLVC honoree a year ago, Wascher earns her first GLVC Player of the Week award. She is the first USI women’s basketball player to earn the award since Morgan Dahlstrom (Grayslake, Illinois) garnered GLVC Player of the Week honors nearly a year ago (December 21, 2015).USI returns to action December 30 at 6 p.m. when it hosts Midwest Region foe Ohio Dominican University at the Physical Activities Center. The Eagles resume GLVC play January 5 when they host William Jewell College.FootNote: Also earning GLVC Player of the Week honors was USI Men’s Basketball senior guard Jeril Taylor (Louisville, Kentucky)…it marks the first time since November 24, 2014—when Anna Hackert and Gavin Schumann earned GLVC Player of the Week accolades—that USI has swept the conference’s weekly basketball honors.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more