Gannnon junior forward Jen Papich was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
Papich, a Fox Chapel High School gradaute, led Gannon to a PSAC crossover sweep with victories against East Stroudsburg and Kutztown. Papich averaged 20.5 points, shooting at a 50 percent clip from the field (14-of-28) and 92.3 percent from the free throw line (12-of-13).
Papich began the weekend with 17 points, six rebounds, four blocks, three assists and two steals against Kutztown. Gannon by three points with 15:33 remaining before Papich scored 13 points during the final 14:30.
Papich ended the week with 24 points, five rebounds, and a pair of blocks against East Stroudsburg. She went 7-of-8 from the foul line.
Papich has reached double digits in scoring for four straight games and has scored at least 24 points during two of the last three contests.
(photo courtesy of Gannon University)