|Sterling Holmes, Jr.
|G||Abby Owings, So.
|Ty Sabin, Jr.
|G||Brandi Vallely, So.
|Will Dixon, Jr.
|G||Mickey Hansche, Jr.
|Cody Kiefer, Jr.
|F||Jordan Holmes, Sr.
|Andre Norris, Sr.
|F | C||Kaitlin Langer, Jr.
|Games of Nov. 23-29, 2015|
|St. Thomas athletics photo|
Holmes averaged 22.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game in a 3-0 week for the Bulldogs. He missed a triple-double against Hardin-Simmons by one assist (28 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists) and had 17 points and eight boards in a comeback win over No. 25 East Texas Baptist.
Sabin led Ripon to a win at Wisconsin Lutheran in the Redhawks' game last week, scoring a game-high 33 points, extending his streak of double-digit scoring output to 51 games. He was 12-for-21 from the floor and 8-for-9 from the line in the win.
Dixon averaged 20.7 points per game in three games, helping Trine to a 4-1 start. He was 5-for-9 from 3-point range on the week and averaged 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists. The week included his fifth career performance of 30-plus points.
Kiefer erupted for a career-high 34 points to lift the Bullets to an 83-70 victory over Johns Hopkins in their Centennial Conference opener. He shot 11-for-15 from the field, 5-for-8 from 3-point range, and 7-for-8 at the foul line while posting the highest scoring output by a Bullet since Curtis McNeil scored 35 points vs. Franklin and Marshall in 2002. Kiefer also grabbed 10 rebounds for his fourth career double-double.
Norris averaged 28.5 points and 16.0 rebounds per game in a two-game week, at least among the games that counted. He also had 20 points and eight rebounds in an exhibition game vs. the University of Northern Iowa. Norris shot 24-for-30 from the floor and 2-for-3 from 3-point range in the win.
Owings helped lead the top-ranked Saints to a 2-0 record in the 14th Annual Julie Costello Memorial Classic - presented by Barleycorn's. She averaged 27.5 points and dished out 14 assists and recorded five steals to go with a block and four rebounds. Owings led the Saints to a come-from-behind win against Hanover with a career-high 36 points, while just missing a double-double with nine assists.
Valley notched her third triple-double of the season with 16 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in a 78-50 win against Franklin & Marshall. She also added seven steals. Valley had eight points, nine assists and seven rebounds in the first half alone, helping the Mules to a 52-16 lead at the break.
Hansche's seven 3-pointers against Mount Mercy are the third most in school history in a game (she owns the top two spots, having made eight twice). She set the school's single-game 3-point percentage record against Mount Mercy. Hansche averaged 21.7 points and 4.7 rebounds in the three-game week, including her first back-to-back games of 20 or more points.
Holmes led Denison to a 2-0 record at North Park's tournament where she was named the tournament's MVP. In the win over North Park, she broke the Denison and NCAC career record for blocked shots in the first half. She would finish with 20 rebounds, eight blocks and five points in the five-point win. On Sunday, She posted her fourth career triple-double by scoring 15 points, 19 rebounds and a career-high 13 blocks. The 13 blocked shots broke the conference record for blocked shots in a game. It also tied for the eighth best single-game performance in Division III history.
Langer broke a school record with nine blocked shots -- eight in the second half -- and finished with 18 points, 15 rebounds and nine blocks in Sunday's 51-48 road win at UW-Stevens Point. Langer made two free throws with five seconds to go to extend the lead to three points. She was one block shy of recording UST's first triple double in program history.