Female Scholar Athlete of the Week: Dec. 20 - 26
Central Michigan Kaihla Szunko (basketball)
Kaihla Szunko (Sr., 3.84, health fitness) posted a double-double and recorded her 1,000th career point in a 98-73 win over Wichita State on Dec. 22. She hit 8-of-13 shots from the floor and finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. It was her ninth double-double in 11 games and helped CMU improve to 8-3 on the season. Szunko now leads the Chippewas in scoring (17.4 ppg), rebounding (11.9 rpg) and steals (37).
The MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week honor is presented to a MAC male and female student-athlete who has a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and performs well during the week's competition. The winners are selected by a group of the conference's faculty athletic representatives.