CONWAY, Ark. (HENDRIX) - Hendrix College freshman guard Caitlin Kriesel-Bigler was named the Southern Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday.
The Austin, Texas native averaged 24.0 points, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game as the Warriors won back-to-back games for the first time this season. In Friday's win against Oglethorpe, Kriesel-Bigler tied the school record with eight 3-pointers made, en route to a season-high 29 points. She also dished out five assists and had three steals against the Lady Petrels. Kriesel-Bigler followed up with 19 points, five assists and a steal in Sunday's win against Berry.
On the weekend, she shot 42.5 percent (17-of-40) from the field, 47.8 percent (11-of-23) from three-point range and 100 percent (3-of-3) from the free throw line.
Kriesel-Bigler and the Warriors will look to extend their winning streak at home Friday night against Centre College.