INDIANAPOLIS- Milwaukee junior, Jenny Lindner has been selected as the Horizon League Player of the Week and Detroit Mercy's Anja Marinkovic has been tabbed for the second time in as many weeks as the Horizon League Freshman of the Week, respectively.
Jenny Lindner / Milwaukee / Junior / Guard / Neillsville, Wis.
Lindner posted two efficient outings for the Panthers averaging 21 points on 70 percent shooting from the field in two wins. The guard also shot a perfect 10-10 from the free throw line to move her to fourth in the nation in free throw percentage.
Against Youngstown State, the junior tallied 17 points and nine rebounds with the fourth rebound putting Lindner at 500 boards for her career. Versus Cleveland State, the Neillsville, Wis. native scorched the Vikings for 25 points on 8-12 shooting including three triples. Lindner also dished out four assists to help clip the Vikings for the season sweep.
This is the second Player of the Week honor Lindner has collected on the season and the third in her career.
Anja Marinkovic / Detroit Mercy / Freshman / Guard / Toronto, Ont.
Marinkovic recorded 11 points in 15 minutes as Detroit Mercy won their lone game of the week against their rival Oakland. The guard sank both free throws attempted and also blocked a shot to help the Titans improve to 8-0 at home in Horizon League play for first time since the 1996-97 season.
This is the third Freshman of the Week honor for Marinkovic and the third back-to-back winner of the award on the year.
Previous Player of the Week Recipients:
Nov. 14 - Jessica Lindstrom, Green Bay
Nov. 21 - Jessica Lindstrom, Green Bay
Nov. 28 - Jenny Lindner, Milwaukee
Dec. 5 - Steph Kostowicz, Milwaukee
Dec. 12 - Jessica Lindstrom, Green Bay
Dec. 19 - Ashanti Abshaw, Cleveland State
Dec. 26 - Hannah Little, Oakland
Jan. 2 - Mehryn, Kraker, Green Bay
Jan. 9 - Rosanna Reynolds, Detroit Mercy
Jan. 16 - Mehryn Kraker, Green Bay
Jan. 23 - Rosanna Reynolds, Detroit Mercy
Jan. 30 - Chelsea Welch, Wright State
Feb. 6 - Taylor Gleason, Oakland
Previous Freshman of the Week Recipients:
Nov. 14 - Lizzie Odegard, Milwaukee
Nov. 21 - Mary Dunn, Youngstown State
Nov. 28 - Lizzie Odegard, Milwaukee
Dec. 5 - Anja Marinkovic, Detroit Mercy
Dec. 12 - Mary Dunn, Youngstown State
Dec. 19 - Mary Dunn, Youngstown State
Dec. 26 - Jade Ely, Cleveland State
Jan. 2 - Jade Ely, Cleveland State
Jan. 9 - Lizzie Odegard, Milwaukee
Jan. 16 - Morgan Brunner, Youngstown State
Jan. 23 - No Player Selected
Jan. 30 - Tyra Carlsten-Handberg, UIC
Feb. 6 - Anja Marinkovic, Detroit Mercy