Women's Basketball: Mount Union's Anika Sweeney Named OAC Player of the Week

Anika Sweeney (Photo by: Harouna Ndongo)
Anika Sweeney (Photo by: Harouna Ndongo)

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Freshman Anika Sweeney (Sylvania / Sylvania Northview) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Player of the Week (1/20).

This is Sweeney's first career player of the week selection after leading the Purple Raiders (9-6, 3-5 OAC) to two OAC victories against Muskingum and Otterbein averaging 17.5 points per game while shooting 57.1 percent from the field.

Against Muskingum, Sweeney had 15 points and one assist in 19 minutes of play. 

Sweeney recorded her career-high coming off the bench against Otterbein with 20 points shooting seven-of-nine from the floor and six-of-eight from the three-point line. 

Mount Union is looking to keep their winning streak alive as they travel to take on Marietta in an OAC match-up Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.