January 03, 2005
USIís Engleking earns GLVC honors
EVANSVILLE, Ind.óSenior forward/center Andrea Engleking (Charlottesville, Indiana) was named the GLVC Player of the Week for her performance in leading the University of Southern Indiana womenís basketball team to 2-0 record last week and the GLIAC/GLVC Holiday Classic championship.
Engleking, who is the GLVC Player of the Week for the first time in her career, averaged 15.5 points and 8.0 rebounds to lead the Screaming Eagles to victories over Northwood University and Ferris State University.
She started her week with a 17-point, 10-rebound performance in a 65-58 victory over host Northwood. It was Englekingís first career double-double as a member of the USI womenís basketball team.
Engleking wrapped up the week with a 14-point, six-rebound performance in a thrilling 82-81 victory over Ferris State. Engleking sunk two free throws late in the game to give the Eagles the lead for good.
She was particularly effective from the free throw line in USIís two victories. Engleking connected on 15 of her 17 attempts from the free throw line as the Eagles extended their winning streak to six games.
Engleking, USIís second-leading scorer with 13.2 points per game, has averaged 16.0 points and 5.7 rebounds per game during USIís winning streak.
USI returns to GLVC action Thursday when it hosts conference rival Bellarmine University at 5:15 p.m. Rivalry week will be a theme for the Eagles this week as they host another conference rival, Northern Kentucky University, Saturday at 1 p.m.
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