Ali Spayde Earns MIAA Player of the Week Honors

Ali Spayde Earns MIAA Player of the Week Honors

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Ali Spayde its Player of the Week in women's basketball for games played through Nov. 19.

"This is a well deserved honor," said Calvin head coach Chuck Winkelman. "Ali performed at an All-American level this past week."

A senior from Lewis Center, Ohio, Spayde averaged 27.3 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game last week.

She leads the MIAA in scoring, averaging 16.5 points per game and in field goals at 139.

Last Wednesday, Spayde scored a career-high 34 points at Cornerstone. She also finished the game with five rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Against No. 5 Thomas More, she recorded 27 points and four rebounds.

Spayde recorded her 1000th career point on Saturday against Capital. She finished the game with 21 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals.

For her performance, she was named to the University of Rochester Chuck Resler Invitational All-Tournament Team.

Spayde and the Knights return to action on Friday against St. Olaf at the College Town Classic in Northfield, Minnesota.