MIAA Player of the Week

Murphy Named MIAA Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s forward Kelley Murphy its Player of the Week in women’s basketball for games played through December 31.

Murphy, a junior from Olathe, Kan. (Notre Dame de Sion HS), scored 47 points and pulled down 31 rebounds as the Belles won two of three games at the Surf ‘N’ Slam Tournament in San Diego, Calif. She scored 16 points in a 74-64 loss to George Fox, Ore., added 12 points and 12 rebounds in an 86-58 rout of Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham, N.J., and finished the tournament with 19 points and 16 rebounds as Saint Mary’s defeated Point Loma Nazarene, Calif., 57-51.

Murphy, who was named to the all-tournament team, is being honored as Player of the Week for the second time this season and third time in her career.