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WIAC Men's and Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week and Standings: Jan. 2-8

01/11/2023, 12:45pm CST

From the WIAC --

WIAC Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week
(Week of January 2-8)


Logan Pearson, Junior (Kimberly, Wis./Kimberly), Forward of UW-Platteville 

Pearson averaged 22.0 points per game as the Pioneers picked up a pair of conference wins during the week. He scored 20 points on 8 of 15 shooting in a 64-41 win at No. 10-ranked UW-La Crosse on Jan. 4, before scoring 24 in a 74-58 triumph over UW-Stout on Jan. 7. Pearson shot 50.0 percent (6 of 12) from three-point range on the week and 83.3 percent (10 of 12) from the free throw line. He added 4.0 rebounds per game, along with 3.0 assists per contest. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Brock Voigt, Senior, Forward, Sun Prairie, Wis. (Sun Prairie) 
UW-La Crosse, Ethan Anderson, Senior, Guard, Black River Falls, Wis. (Black River Falls) 
UW-Oshkosh, Levi Borchert, Senior, Forward, Kimberly, Wis. (Kimberly)
UW-River Falls, Logan Jedwabny, Sophomore, Guard, Appleton, Wis. (Kaukauna)
UW-Stout, Brody Fox, Sophomore, Guard, Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi)
UW-Whitewater, Drew Fisher, Sophomore, Guard, Oconomowoc, Wis. (Oconomowoc) 


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

Grundahl shot nearly 50 percent from the floor, averaging 19.0 points per game to lead the Warhawks to a 2-0 week. In UW-Whitewater’s 55-52 win over UW-Stevens Point on Jan. 4, Grundahl scored 11 points bolstered by a perfect 5 of 5 performance from the free throw line, adding five boards and a pair of steals. In the team’s 79-69 victory at No. 9-ranked UW-Eau Claire on Jan. 7, Grundahl tallied a season-high 27 points on 12 of 20 from the floor. She played more than 39 minutes in the contest adding seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block. For the week, Grundahl averaged 19 points in over 26 minutes of action, shooting 48.4 percent from the floor and 87.5 percent from the free throw line. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Kylie Strop, Junior, Guard, River Falls, Wis. (River Falls) 
UW-La Crosse, Kyah Steiner, Senior, Forward, Onalaska, Wis. (La Crosse Aquinas)
UW-Oshkosh, Avery Poole, Freshman, Guard, Cottage Grove, Wis. (Monona Grove) 
UW-Platteville, Blair Watters, Freshman, Forward, Mineral Point, Wis. (Mineral Point)
UW-Stevens Point, Alexa Thomson, Sophomore, Guard, De Pere, Wis. (West)
UW-Stout, Raegan Sorensen, Sophomore, Guard, Centuria, Wis. (Unity)

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