Northern Iowa senior Jacqui Kalin was named the MVC Player of the Week for the second time this season.
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Redshirt senior guard Jacqui Kalin was honored by College Sports Madness and the Missouri Valley Conference for her performance in UNI's win against Saint Louis.
Kalin was named the MVC Player of the Week for the second time this season, and was also named the College Sports Madness MVC Player of the week for her second honor. Kalin was also named MVC Player of the Week after her performances against South Dakota and North Dakota State.
Kalin led the team in scoring against Saint Louis with 25 points. She was just two stats away from reaching a triple-double with her nine rebounds and nine assists during her 36 minutes of playing time.
With her five three-pointers, Kalin became the all-time leader in three-pointers made at UNI with 207. The veteran senior hit four free throws in the final 30 seconds of the game against Saint Louis to secure the 73-64 win for the Panthers.
Kalin and the rest of the UNI women's basketball team will return to action this week when they open conference play against Illinois State on Jan. 4 and Indiana State on Jan. 6. The game against Illinois State will be featured on MVC TV and ESPN 3.
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