NIACC's Willems earns ICCAC POW honor

NIACC's Mandy Willems connects on a 3-point goal in Saturday's win over SWCC.
NIACC's Mandy Willems connects on a 3-point goal in Saturday's win over SWCC.

MASON CITY - NIACC's Mandy Willems has been selected as the ICCAC women's basketball player of the week for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3.

It is the third time this season that Willems has earned the league's player of the week honor. Willems also earned the honor for the weeks of Oct. 29-Nov. 4 and Jan. 13-20.

It is the fifth time this season that a Lady Trojan has been honored. NIACC's Jada Buford and Autam Mendez also have won the award.

During the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3, Willems scored 53 points with 22 rebounds, six assists and three steals in league wins over Iowa Lakes and Southwestern.

Willems is tied for second on NIACC's single-season three-point list with 103. Willems leads NJCAA Division II in three-pointers and from the free-throw line, shooting 92.4% (85 of 92).

NIACC'S 2018-19 ICCAC POW WINNERS

Oct. 29-Nov. 4 - Mandy Willems

Nov. 19-26 - Jada Buford

Jan. 13-20 - Mandy Willems

Jan. 21-27 - Autam Mendez

Jan. 28-Feb. 3 - Mandy Willems

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