Wendell Wins MVC Women’s Basketball Weekly Award For Third Consecutive Week

first_imgST. LOUIS – For the third consecutive week, junior Lizzy Wendell (Blue Springs, Mo.) of the Drake University women’s basketball team has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week (Nov. 23-29), the league announced Monday afternoon.Wendell was instrumental in helping Drake win the 2015 Lady Rebel Round-Up with victories over Tulsa and UNLV in Las Vegas, Nev. Wendell, who was named tournament MVP, posted 17 points, four rebounds, two assists and one block against Tulsa in 27 minutes. She followed that with 21 points on 7-of-19 shooting, including 4-of-9 from behind the three-point line along with tallying five rebounds, three steals and two assists against the hosts UNLV in 28 minutes. Wendell opened the week with 20 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in a home win over Creighton.Wendell leads the MVC in scoring at 18.7 points a game, and has already recorded three 20+plus scoring performances this season. This is the sixth career MVC player of the week award for Wendell.Drake travels to South Dakota Dec. 3 for a 7 p.m. contest. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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