IUP point guard Appleby named PSAC West player of week
IUP is dusting aside opponents with swiftness and purpose in the early going of the women’s college basketball season.
Senior point guard Carolyn Appleby is leading the charge.
Appleby, a Greensburg Central Catholic graduate, was lauded Monday as the PSAC Western Division Athlete of the Week.
She led the Crimson Hawks (7-0), who are ranked No. 3 in Division II, to three runaway wins while averaging 18.3 points, 6.3 assists and 4.0 steals.
She scored 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting in a 100-44 win over Cheyney and added five assists. She had 17 points, eight steals and six assists in only 27 minutes of action in a 72-41 win over Kutztown, and handed out a season-best eight assists in an 87-52 win over Millersville. She had 13 of her game-high 18 points in the second half.
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