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Katherine Plouffe is BIG EAST Player of the Week

Katherine Plouffe earns Player of the Week honors for the second time this year


Katherine Plouffe earns Player of the Week honors for the second time this year

Jan. 6, 2014

MILWAUKEE--Marquette women's basketball senior Katherine Plouffe has been selected as the BIG EAST Player of the Week for leading the Golden Eagles to a 1-1 week with a narrow two-point loss to Villanova and an overtime victory at Georgetown.

The forward averaged 23.5 points and 11 rebounds in the two games, scoring a career-best 33 points in the victory at Georgetown, including 11 of MU's 13 points in the extra period. She also notched her sixth double double this season with a game-high 13 rebounds.

Plouffe also tallied a team-high 14 points against Villanova. She shot 48.4 percent from the field in the two games and was a perfect 15-15 from the free throw line.

This is Plouffe's second time being named league player of the week after opening the season with the honor. The Golden Eagles (11-3, 2-1) will host Seton Hall on Wedesday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. CT before traveling to Xavier Saturday, Jan. 11.

 

 

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