February 4 - MIAA Player of the Week
|Feb. 02||Kalamazoo||50||Saint Mary's (Ind.) *||68||Final|
|Feb. 04||Trine||88||Olivet *||27||Final|
|Feb. 06||Olivet||71||Kalamazoo *||56||Final|
|Trine||69||Saint Mary's (Ind.) *||55||Final|
|Feb. 09||Calvin||75||Kalamazoo *||61||Final|
|Saint Mary's (Ind.)||37||Hope *||73||Final|
Around the MIAA (for games through Feb. 2)
After a four-game winning streak in which it limited opponents to just 43.5 points per game, Adrian suffered an 84-53 loss to nationally-ranked Trine last week. Junior Emily Sommerville led the Bulldogs with 11 points…Sha’Trice Graves is third in NCAA Division III with 69 blocked shots to give her a new school record and 99 for her career…Ashley Morris is the Bulldogs’ active career leader in points (883), three-pointers (60), rebounds (388), steals (71) and assists (184)…
The Scots hosted MIAA rival No. 10 Hope College Saturday (Feb. 2) in their only game of the week. The Scots lost 83-51, but freshman guard Oretha Humphries (Detroit, Mich.) had an impressive day with a career-high and game-high 20 points on six-of-10 shooting. The first-year player also shot five-for-five from the free throw line.
Calvin defeated Albion 74-69 on Saturday, where the Knights received 25 points and a career-high 20 rebounds from freshman Gabby Timmer who was later named MIAA Player of the Week for the third time in her career. Kara Minderhoud had 15, Stephanie Coors 12 and Rachel Warners 10 to aid the Calvin scoring attack.
The Hornets dropped their only game of the week to Saint Mary's 68-50. Kaytlyn Tidey led Kalamazoo with 13 points while hitting four 3-pointers. Her third 3-pointer broke the school record for 3-pointers in a season (54). Georgie Andrews scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting with six rebounds and four steals. Amanda Moss added nine points with three assists while Sierra Fraser scored seven points with seven rebounds.
Due to the postponement of last Wednesday's game and Saturday being its bye day, the Olivet College women's basketball team did not play any games last week.
In their lone game of the week, the Belles shot 53.8 percent from the floor over the second half of play to take a 68-50 win at Kalamazoo on Saturday. Jade Mosier led all players with 21 points, and Giavanna Paradiso registered her first double-double of the season with 15 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. Paradiso also chipped in a career-high six assists in the contest.
Trine remained unbeaten in MIAA action with an 84-53 win against Adrian Feb. 2. Three players scored in double figures, including 13 points off the bench from Shaely Duff. Cassidy Willaims led with 14 points to go with a team-best five assists.
2018-19 MIAA Women's Basketball Standings
|GP||Record||Win %||PF||PA||GP||Record||Win %||PF||PA||Last 10||Streak|
|Saint Mary's (Ind.)||16||7-9||0.438||932||1039||27||11-16||0.407||1508||1702||4-6||Lost 1|