CLEVELAND, Ohio – Denison women's basketball was recognized by the North Coast Athletic Conference on Monday afternoon as junior Zyah Beal was named the NCAC Player of the Week for the first time in her career.
Leading the Big Red to a pair of victories over Kenyon and Ohio Wesleyan this past week, Beal highlighted DU's series-evening 61-48 defeat of Kenyon on Wednesday with 17 points, four steals, three rebounds, and two assists. In the weekend finale at Ohio Wesleyan, the Florence, Ky. native tied for the team-lead with 10 points on 5-of-9 shooting while adding eight rebounds in the 59-44 victory.
Averaging 13.5 points per game for the week, Beal currently ranks second on the team with 11.9 points per game and an 89.3 free throw percentage for the season.
Beal and the Big Red will return to action on Wednesday, January 15 when they travel to Greencastle, Ind. for an 8 p.m. showdown with No. 7 DePauw University.