South Dakota’s Duffy notches fifth weekly award of the season

South Dakota’s Duffy notches fifth weekly award of the season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota guard Ciara Duffy claimed her fifth Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week award of the season, league officials announced Monday. Duffy averaged 22.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg and 4.5 apg in a pair of road wins for the Coyotes.

In South Dakota's 71-39 victory over Omaha, Duffy recorded a full stat line as she finished with 14 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals. She shot 50 percent from the floor against the Mavericks while going 2-for-3 from the free throw line. 

The Rapid City, S.D., native finished the week leading the Coyotes to their 10th straight league victory with a 92-60 win at Denver. Against the Pioneers, she notched a career-high 31 points while also handing out seven assists and grabbing five boards.

Ciara Duffy, South Dakota
Sr | G | Rapid City, S.D.

  • Claimed her fifth athlete of the week award of the season and eighth of her career
  • Recorded her first 30 point game with a career-high 31 against Denver
  • Shot 58.6 percent from the field on the week
  • Averaged 22.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg and 4.5 apg on the road during the week 

Also nominated: Julia Fleecs (North Dakota), Sh'Toya Sanders (Purdue Fort Wayne), Rylee Nudell (North Dakota State), Olivia Kaufmann (Western Illinois), Madison Nelson (Denver), Tagyn Larson (South Dakota State)

Previous Player of the Week
November 11
Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

November 18
Madison Nelson, Denver / Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

November 25
Jaclyn Jarnot, North Dakota

December 2
Madison Nelson, Denver

December 9
Hannah Sjerven, South Dakota

December 16
Hannah Albrecht, Purdue Fort Wayne

December 23
Tagyn Larson, South Dakota State

December 30
Madison Nelson, Denver

January 6
Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

January 13
Olivia Kaufmann, Western Illinois

January 20
Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

January 27
Madison Nelson, South Dakota

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