Albrecht captures #SummitWBB weekly honor

Albrecht captures #SummitWBB weekly honor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Purdue Fort Wayne guard Hannah Albrecht captured the first Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week award of her career, league officials announced Monday. The senior averaged 21.5 points per game against Eastern Michigan and Evansville.

Albrecht began the week scoring a team-high 13 points and going 3-for-5 from beyond the arc in a loss at Eastern Michigan. She also added three rebounds, one assist and went 2-for-2 from the charity stripe against the Eagles.

The Crown Point, Ind., native then notched a career-high 30 points to lead the Mastodons to a 67-64 come-from-behind victory against Evansville. She scored 19 of her 30 points in the second half and is the first Mastodon to score 30 points in a game in three years.

Albrecht played all 40 minutes of the contest and went 9-for-17 from the floor and connected on a game-high five treys. She also made seven free throws and dished out four assists, both game highs.

Hannah Albrecht, Purdue Fort Wayne

Sr | G | Crown Point, Ind.

  • Earned the first athlete of the week accolade of her career
  • Scored a career-high 30 points in a 14-point come-from-behind win against Evansville
  • Led the Mastodons with four assists against the Purple Aces
  • Notched a team-high 13 points at Eastern Michigan
  • Averaged 21.5 ppg and shot 48.1 percent from the field

Also nominated: Emily Dietz (North Dakota State), Uju Ezeudu (Denver), Tagyn Larson (South Dakota State), Ciara Duffy (South Dakota)

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

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