OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Over the past week, Shannon O'Donnell of women's basketball had one of the best weeks in program history. She was rewarded by the Association of Division III Independents on Tuesday with the AD3I's Player of the Week award for action between January 1 and January 7.
O'Donnell had a monster week for the Scarlet Hawks, averaging 30.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game. The freshman opened the week with 34 points, 14 rebounds and six assists on 12-of-23 shooting against St. Mary-Woods on January 4. The guard capped off the week with 26 points and eight rebounds as Illinois Tech took on fellow AD3I member Maranatha Baptist on Saturday. O'Donnell shot 47.8 percent from the floor and played in all 40 minutes in both contests on the week.
Tech is back in action on Saturday at Adrian College at 4:30 p.m central time (5:30 p.m. eastern time).