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WIAC Men's and Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week and Standings: Jan. 9-15

01/18/2023, 3:00pm CST

From the WIAC --

WIAC Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week
(Week of January 9-15)


Quinn Steckbauer, Senior (Merrill, Wis./Merrill), Guard of UW-Oshkosh 

Steckbauer averaged 21.5 points, shooting 63.6 percent from the field, 75.0 percent from three and 100 percent from the free throw line in wins against UW-Whitewater on Jan. 11, and No. 15-ranked UW-La Crosse on Jan. 14. He set career bests in points (30), three-pointers made (five) and free throws made (nine) at La Crosse in a 73-73 second half comeback win over the Eagles - after trailing by as much as 15. In addition, he tied his best field goal performance, making eight shots. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Michael Casper, Junior, Guard, Merrill, Wis. (Merrill) 
UW-La Crosse, Austin Westra, Senior, Forward, DeForest, Wis. (DeForest) 
UW-Platteville, Brady Olson, Sophomore, Guard, Cuba City, Wis. (Cuba City)
UW-River Falls, Rodrick Payne, Sophomore, Center, Cottage Grove, Minn. (East Ridge)
UW-Stevens Point, Brennan Timm, Sophomore, Guard, West Bend, Wis. (West)
UW-Stout, Brody Fox, Sophomore, Guard, Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi) 
UW-Whitewater, Elijah Lambert, Sophomore, Guard/Forward, Racine, Wis. (St. Catherine’s)


Macy Nilsen, Senior (Edina, Minn./Edina), Guard of UW-River Falls 

Nilsen averaged 22.0 points per game as the Falcons split a pair of games during the week, falling to UW-Stevens Point before defeating UW-Platteville. She was particularly effective at the free throw line, making 23 of 27 (85.2 percent), including a career-high 12 made at UW-Stevens Point on Jan. 11. 

Also nominated: 

UW-Eau Claire, Evelyn Walker, Sophomore, Center, Sun Prairie, Wis. (Madison LaFollette)
UW-La Crosse, Kyah Steiner, Senior, Forward, Onalaska, Wis. (La Crosse Aquinas) 
UW-Oshkosh, Kate Huml, Freshman, Guard, Janesville, Wis. (Craig) 
UW-Platteville, Sarah Mueller, Junior, Forward, Stevens Point, Wis. (Pacelli)
UW-Stout, Haylee Yaeger, Senior, Forward, Prescott, Wis. (Prescott)
UW-Whitewater, Kacie Carollo, Sophomore, Guard, Whitewater, Wis. (Whitewater)

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