With the NCAA regular season at a close, we award our final NC-Double-Eh women’s awards to Kaili Lukan and Mikalah Mulrain after great weeks in their conference tournaments …
Women’s Player of the Week
Kaili Lukan, Green Bay
Kaili Lukan had a great final week of the regular season helping lead the Green Bay Phoenix back into the NCAA Tournament. In her three games she averaged 20.3 points, 7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 38.7 minutes. She shot 16-of-29 from the field, including 2-of-8 from behind the arc, and an incredible 27-of-30 from the stripe to earn NC-Double-Eh Women’s Player of the Week honors.
In Green Bay’s 74-62 win to open the Horizon League Championship March 11 against Milwaukee, Lukan had 24 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals in 40 minutes. She shot 7-of-11 from the floor and made 10-of-12 free throws also.
In Green Bay’s 63-54 win over Youngstown St in the conference tournament semifinals March 13, Lukan had a career high 27 points to go with 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal in 38 minutes. She shot 7-of-14 from the floor, 2-of-4 from the three and 11-of-12 from the line.
In the Horizon League championship game three days later, Lukan helped the Phoenix to a 86-77 overtime victory over Wright St to reach the NCAA Tournament. In the win Lukan had 10 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists while going 2-of-4 from the field and making all six of her free throws.
On the year, Lukan is averaging 9.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in 31.3 minutes. She is shooting 44.5% from the floor and 85.4% from the line.
Anna Lee Policicchio, Idaho St – 11 pts, 9 rebs, 2 stls, 4-of-8 FGs, 1-of-3 3-PT FGs, 2-of-2 FTs, 28 mins in one game.
Women’s Rookie of the Week
Mikalah Mulrain, Robert Morris
Mikalah Mulrain capped off her freshman season by helping Robert Morris to get to the Northeast Conference title game. In three contests, she averaged 6.7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1.7 blocks in 16.7 minutes. She shot 5-of-8 from the field and 10-of-12 from the stripe to earn NC-Double-Eh Women’s Rookie of the Week.
In Robert Morris’ 89-61 win over over Fairleigh Dickinson to open the NEC Tournament March 8, Mulrain had 6 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks in 13 minutes. She made her only shot from the floor and made all four of her free throws.
In the Colonials’ 68-62 win over Bryant three days later, Mulrain had 7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and a block in 17 minutes. She shot 1-of-3 from the floor and was 5-of-6 from the line.
In the NEC Tournament title game on March 15, Mulrain had 7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks in 20 minutes in the 77-62 loss to St. Francis College. She shot 3-of-4 from the field and split her two free throw attempts.
On the year, Mulrain is averaging 4.9 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.7 blocks in 18.2 minutes. She is hooting 54.5% from the floor and 50% from the line.
Emma Wolfram, Gonzaga – 8 pts, 5 rebs 3-of-10 FGs, 2-of-2 FTs, 21 mins in one game.