Daugherty’s GLIAC South Honor Puts AU Women’s Count At 10

Daugherty’s GLIAC South Honor Puts AU Women’s Count At 10

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The number of the day for Ashland University's women's basketball team on Monday (Feb. 20) is 10.

Junior forward Andi Daugherty earned her 10th career Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Week award on Monday. It also is the 10th time this season an Eagle has been selected for the honor.

In a two-win week for the No. 1-ranked Eagles, Daugherty posted a pair of 20-plus-point games - 24 at home against Walsh on Thursday (Feb. 16) and 21 at Findlay on Saturday (Feb. 18). She has scored at least 20 points in 19 career games.

For the week, Daugherty averaged 22.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game while hitting 77.3 percent from the field, 83.3 percent from the 3-point line and 100.0 percent from the free-throw line. In the home win vs. the Cavaliers, Daugherty's combined shooting efforts of 9-for-10 from the field, 2-of-2 from 3-point range and 4-of-4 from the foul line marked her best percentage in 94 career games as an Eagle.

So far this season, Daugherty is averaging 14.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game, while connecting on 56.2 percent from the floor, 37.0 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent at the foul line. She is eighth in the GLIAC in points per game and tied for third in field-goal percentage.

Daugherty has moved into eighth place on Ashland's all-time scoring list with 1,336 career points, and is fifth in program history in career field-goal percentage at 52.3.

This is the third time Daugherty has earned the GLIAC South award this season. Fellow junior forward Laina Snyder is a six-time recipient in 2016-17, and freshman guard Jodi Johnson earned the award once.

Ashland (27-0 overall, 19-0 GLIAC) will close out the regular season at Kates Gymnasium on Thursday (Feb. 23) at 5:30 p.m. against Tiffin (6-18, 4-15) on Senior Night. The Eagles will look for the program's first undefeated regular season, as well as the GLIAC's first 20-0 regular season.

 
 

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