Aug. 8, 2011
MILWAUKEE - Point guard Junior Cadougan is the GoMarquette.com Opus Student-Athlete of the Week after earning most valuable player honors for the second-straight season at the Scion Dental Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am.
Cadougan averaged 22.2 points, 11.4 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game, while leading his squad to a perfect 9-0 mark during the regular season. Playing with MU's Chris Otule, he notched two triple-doubles in league play, including a 14-point, 12-rebound and 39-assist performance on Friday, July 22 against MU teammates Vander Blue and Jamail Jones.
His Scion Dental team lost to ESPN 540 in the semifinals of the playoffs on Sunday at the Al McGuire Center.
The Marquette men's basketball team begins the 2011-12 season on Friday, Nov. 11 against Mount St. Mary's at the Bradley Center.
2011-12 GoMarquette.com Opus Student-Athlete of the Week
||Cadougan earned most valuable player honors for the second-straight season at the Scion Dental Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am. He averaged 22.2 points, 11.4 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game, while leading his squad to a perfect 9-0 mark during the regular season. He notched two triple-doubles in league play, including a 14-point, 12-rebound and 39-assist performance on Friday, July 22 against MU teammates Vander Blue and Jamail Jones.
||Plouffe played an integral role in the Team Canada's fifth place finish at the U19 FIBA Women's World Championship as she averaged 8.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game while connecting on 46.2 percent of her attempts from the floor over the nine-game tournament. The Canadians finished 8-1 overall.
||Track & Field
||Kennedy placed sixth in the hammer throw at the 2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Miramar, Fla., on July 22. She recorded a top toss of 169 feet, 5 inches (51.65 meters) to earn three points for Team Canada.
||Kelly led all scorers with five goals at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region II U19 Championship while playing with her club team, Mallorca. Kelly scored both goals in a 2-1 win over CASA (Ohio) and in a 2-0 win over Iowa Rush in the preliminary round. She added a goal in a 2-2 draw with Eclipse Select before Mallorca won in penalty kicks, 3-2, in the semifinals to advance to the Region II Championship game. Mallorca fell in the title game, 2-0, to Minnesota's Woodbury Inferno.
||Check posted a clean sheet in a 5-0 win for Milwaukee Bavarian SC over Eau Claire Aris FC on Saturday, July 9, as the goalkeeper helped Bavarian clinch its first National Premier Soccer League Midwest Division Championship and earn a berth in the NPSL finals later this month.
||Track & Field/Cross Country
||Johnson earned Captial One Academic All-America® First Team regognition on June 23, joining men's runner Peter Bolgert as the first Marquette student-athletes to earn first team honors since 1997. The Milford, Iowa native sports a perfect 4.0 grade point average in Marquette's nationally recognized accounting program.