ANGOLA, IND. -- Trine University senior women's basketball player Brandi Dawson (Garrett, Ind./Garrett) has been named this week's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association "Player of the Week." It marks the second time this season that Dawson has earned the award.
Dawson helped lead the Thunder to a 2-0 record this past week and remain unbeaten in conference play with a 72-56 win against Calvin (Mich.) College and a 78-72 victory against Hope (Mich.) College. Trine captured wins against both schools to sweep the regular-season series.
Dawson averaged 22.0 points per game for the week with a 24-point effort against Calvin and a 20-point performance against Hope. She shot an even 50.0 percent (17-of-34) from the floor and 58.8 percent from the free-throw line (10-of-17).
She also averaged six rebounds per game to go along with an assist, a blocked shot and four steals.
Trine will play its final game of a current five-game homestand on Wednesday, Jan. 30 when the Thunder host Olivet (Mich.) College in a MIAA contest at the MTI Center. The two teams are scheduled to tip-off at 7:30 p.m.