NORFOLK, Virg. – Freshman Shannon O'Donnell has been named the Women's Basketball Player of the Week by the USCAA for her great week of competition from January 14 to January 20. This is her first weekly recognition from the USCAA this season.
O'Donnell helped the lead the team to a 1-1 record last week, shooting a stellar 43.6% from the floor in the process. The freshman guard led the Scarlet Hawks with 27 points, six rebounds, and two steals in a victory over Robert Morris University-Springfield as well as 27 points, eight assists and six rebounds against Grace Bible.
The Illinois Tech Scarlet Hawks will look to ride O'Donnell's great play and continue the winning streak on the road against Maranatha Baptist on Thursday, January 25 at 7:00 p.m.