South Dakota State’s Larson earns Summit League Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor

South Dakota State’s Larson earns Summit League Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor

By: Kelly Shipp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State junior forward Tagyn Larson has been named The Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week.

Larson set a South Dakota State school record for field goal percentage in a game with a perfect percentage after going 11-for-11 from the field and 5-for-5 from three against Omaha. She became one of just six Summit League players to post a perfect shooting percentage in a game with at least 10 makes and only the fourth to do it in a league game. Her steller weekend helped lead the Jackrabbits to a 2-0 weekend record and remain on top of The Summit League standings.

Player of the Week

Tagyn Larson, South Dakota State

Jr. | Forward | Sioux Falls, S.D.

• Larson scored a career-high 27-points against Omaha on 11-for-11 shooting and 5-for-5 from three-point range

• She averaged 17.5 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per game with a weekend shooting percentage of 83.3 percent

• Earned four blocks. Four assists and three steals in two games

• This is Larson's first career player of the week honor

 

Also nominated: Sh'Toya Sanders, Purdue Fort Wayne; Lakota Beatty, Oral Roberts; Hannah Sjerven, South Dakota; Lexi Klabo, North Dakota; Madison Nelson, Denver; Mariah Murdie, Omaha

 

2018-19 Summit League Players of the Week

Nov. 12: Taylor Frederick, South Dakota

Nov. 19: Macy Miller, South Dakota State

Nov. 26: Madison Nelson, Denver

Dec. 3: Lexi Klabo, North Dakota

Dec. 10: Hannah Sjerven, South Dakota

Dec. 17: Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

Dec. 22: Taylor Higginbotham, Western Illinois

Dec. 31: Lexi Klabo, North Dakota

Jan. 7: Lauren Loven, Denver

Jan. 14: Myah Selland, South Dakota State

Jan. 21: Olivia Kaufmann, Western Illinois

Jan. 28: De'Jour Young, Purdue Fort Wayne

                 Keni Jo Lippe, Oral Roberts

Feb. 4: Taylor Higginbotham, Western Illinois

Feb. 11: Lexi Klabo, North Dakota

Feb. 18: Tagyn Larson, South Dakota State

 

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