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WIAC Men's and Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week and Standings: Jan. 29 - Feb. 4

02/07/2024, 11:30am CST

From the WIAC --

WIAC Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week
(Week of January 29 - February 4)


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

Pearson averaged 28.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game as the Pioneers secured wins over UW-Eau Claire and UW-River Falls during the week. He tallied a team-high 27 points on 8-of-20 from the floor and 11-of-11 from the free throw line, while adding eight rebounds and five assists in a 76-73 victory over the Blugolds on Jan. 31. He followed that up with 29 points on 10-of-19 shooting, including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc, in an 82-73 road win over the Falcons on Feb. 3. Pearson grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists against UW-River Falls.

Also nominated:

UW-Eau Claire, Carter Huschka, Senior, Forward, Farmington, Minn. (Farmington)
UW-La Crosse, JJ Paider, Sophomoer, Forward, Neenah, Wis. (Neenah)
UW-Oshkosh, Michael Metcalf-Grassman, Freshman, Forward, Shawano/Waukesha, Wis. (Shawano)
UW-River Falls, Zac Johnson, Junior, Guard, River Falls, Wis. (River Falls)
UW-Stevens Point, Malik Abdul-Wahid, Junior, Forward, Brookfield, Wis. (Central)
UW-Whitewater, Elijah Lambert, Junior, Forward, Racine, Wis. (St. Catherine’s)


Raegan Sorensen, Junior (Centuria, Wis./Unity), Guard of UW-Stout

Sorensen led the Blue Devils to two wins with a pair of 20-point, 10 rebound double-doubles, while shooting 66.7 percent from the field. Against UW-Stevens Point on Jan. 31, she shot 72.7 percent (8-of-11) for 22 points and 10 rebounds with an assist and a steal. Against No. 5-ranked Whitewater on Feb. 3, Sorensen scored 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds (six offensive) and had an assist and a steal. 

Also nominated:

UW-La Crosse, Lauryn Milne, Junior, Guard, Lodi, Wis. (Lodi)
UW-Oshkosh, Kennedy Osterman, Senior, Guard, Pewaukee, Wis. (Pewaukee)
UW-Platteville, Ella Mackiewicz, Sophomore, Guard, Shawnee, Kan. (Mission Northwest)
UW-River Falls, Macy Nilsen, Senior, Guard, Edina, Minn. (Edina)
UW-Stevens Point, Alexa Thomson, Junior, Forward, De Pere, Wis. (West)
UW-Whitewater, Aleah Grundahl, Senior, Forward, DeForest, Wis. (DeForest)

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