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Pointer Petersen Named Player of the Week

by Jayson Geiser

Stevens Point (WAOW) - UW-Stevens Point junior Britta Petersen has been named the WIAC Athlete of the Week for women's basketball.  Petersen scored 16 points in each of two victories during the week.  Against UW-Oshkosh on Jan. 6, Petersen was 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-5 from the charity stripe in a 51-47 victory over the Titans.  Facing UW-La Crosse on Jan. 9, Petersen converted 8-of-12 field goal attempts (66.7 percent), grabbed six rebounds and had a steal and a block in a 88-76 win.  She currently leads the team with 16.1 points per game, 6.9 rebounds per contest and a 56.5 field goal percentage.


Courtesy: WIAC Press Release

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