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WIAC Men's and Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week and Standings: Feb. 15-21

02/23/2021, 2:00pm CST
By WIAC

From the WIAC --

WIAC Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week
( Week of February 15-21)

MEN’S BASKETBALL 

Ethan Anderson, Junior (Black River Falls, Wis./Black River Falls), Guard of UW-La Crosse 

Anderson averaged 26.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals in two UW-La Crosse victories over UW-Stout. He finished with 22 points, seven rebounds and three steals, while going eight-of-eight at the free throw line in an 84-62 win on Feb. 17. Anderson then had a career-high 31 points with seven rebounds in a 92-75 victory on Feb. 19, while finishing eight-of-nine at the line. Anderson's 31 points are the most for a UW-La Crosse player since Skylar Cameron totaled 31 against Carthage College (Wis.) on November 22, 2014. Anderson shot 50.0 percent (16-of-32) from the field in the two games and 94.1 percent (16-of-17) at the free throw line. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, David Ijadimbola, Freshman, Guard, Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Park Center) 
UW-Oshkosh, Levi Borchert, Sophomore, Forward, Kimberly, Wis. (Kimberly) 
UW-Platteville, Quentin Shields, Senior, Guard, Chicago, Ill. (Brooks College Prep Academy)
UW-Stout, Tyreese Alexander, Senior, Forward, Pontiac, Mich. (Oxford)
UW-Whitewater, Derek Gray, Freshman, Guard, Madison, Wis. (LaFollette)
 

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 

Aleah Grundahl, Sophomore (DeForest, Wis./DeForest), Forward of UW-Whitewater 

Grundahl averaged 23.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game during the week to help the Warhawks post a 2-0 record against UW-Platteville. She shot 51.7 percent (15-of-29) from the floor and made all 17 free throws she attempted. On Feb. 17 in Platteville, Grundahl recorded a career-high 25 points, including eight in overtime, and added 10 rebounds and two steals for her second career double-double in UW-Whitewater’s 71-68 victory. Two days later, she registered 22 points, including 10-of-10 shooting from the free-throw line, and grabbed six rebounds to lead UW-Whitewater to a 64-53 triumph against the Pioneers in Whitewater. 

Also nominated:
UW-Eau Claire, Katie Essen, Senior, Forward, Farmington, Minn. (Rosemount)
 
UW-La Crosse, Emma Gamoke, Junior, Guard, Onalaska, Wis. (Onalaska) 
UW-Oshkosh, Leah Porath, Senior, Guard, New London, Wis. (New London) 
UW-Platteville, Maiah Domask, Senior, Forward, Waupun, Wis. (Waupun) 
UW-Stevens Point, Taylor Greenheck, Senior, Guard, Sauk Prairie, Wis. (Sauk Prairie)
UW-Stout, Haylee Yaeger, Sophomore, Forward, Prescott, Wis. (Prescott)

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