Dawn Zerman and Danielle Mueller earn MAC Women's Players of the Week Awards

Updated 2/21/2000
MAC Pepsi Offensive Player of the Week
Dawn Zerman, Kent (Sr., G)
Fremont, Ohio (Ross HS)

For the third time this season, Kent's Dawn Zerman is this week's MAC Pepsi Offensive Player of the Week. Zerman averaged 25 points, 5.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 4.5 steals per game as the Golden Flashes picked up wins against Miami and Ohio. The senior had 24 points, seven assists and six steals in 27 minutes of action versus the RedHawks and then followed with 26 points, seven rebounds, three steals and three assists. In addition, she also hit 44 percent of her shots from the field (12-of-27) and 92 percent from the free throw line (22-of-24).

Other nominees:
Sierra Cooper, Akron -- Had a career-high 16 points in 22 minutes of action against Ball State.

Francine Miller, Bowling Green -- Averaged 20 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.0 assists in two wins.

Kim Kilpela, Buffalo -- Scored a career-high 33 points on 12-of-19 shooting in a loss to Marshall.

Alicia Rozak, Central Michigan -- Averaged 13.5 points, 4.0 assists and two rebounds in a pair of games.

Hollie Nelsen, Miami -- Averaged 12 points, 5.7 rebounds and three assists in three games.

Lori Moorman, Ohio -- Had 17 points and seven rebounds in a loss to Kent.

Tara Overaitis, Toledo -- Scored 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in a win at Central Michigan.

Shelsea Erving, Western Michigan -- Averaged 18 points and five rebounds in a pair of wins.


MAC Offensive Player of the Week
Nov. 22 -- Christy Jones, Ball State
Nov. 29 -- Shala Crook, Ball State
Dec. 6 --  Heather Cusick, Miami
Dec. 13 -- Tiffany Bell, Buffalo
Dec. 20 -- Kristin Koetsier, Western Michigan
Dec. 28 -- Dawn Zerman, Kent
           Michelle Shaughnessy, Ball State
Jan. 4 --  Cheryl Bowles, Akron
Jan. 10 -- Tara Perrier, Buffalo
Jan. 18 -- Heather Cusick, Miami
Jan. 24 -- Dawn Zerman, Kent
Jan. 31 -- Stephanie Smiley, Eastern Michigan
Feb. 7 --  Jenny Martin, Miami
Feb. 14 -- Kristin Koetsier, Western Michigan
Feb. 21 -- Dawn Zerman, Kent


MAC Pepsi Defensive Player of the Week
Danielle Mueller, Western Michigan (Sr., F)
Lakewood, Ohio (Lakewood HS)

Western Michigan's Danielle Mueller is this week's MAC's Pepsi Defensive Player of the Week. Mueller averaged 12.5 rebounds per game, with 16 of her 25 rebounds coming on the defensive end, in addition to also dropping in 18.5 points per contest. She had 17 points and 12 rebounds versus the Huskies, and began the week with 20 points and 13 boards against the RedHawks.

Other nominees:
Katie Hank, Akron -- Averaged 15 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game.

Sherry Kahle, Bowling Green -- Averaged 10.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per contest.

Dawn Zerman, Kent -- In two wins, averaged 4.5 steals, 4.5 rebounds and 25 points.


MAC Defensive Player of the Week
Nov. 22 --  Tamara Bowie, Ball State
Nov. 29 --  Christy Jones, Ball State
Dec. 6 --   Kristin Koetsier, Western Michigan
Dec. 13 --  Cheryl Bowles, Akron
Dec. 20 --  Jennifer Markwood, Toledo
Dec. 28 --  AuBree Hamilton, Miami
Jan. 4 --   Dawn Zerman, Kent
Jan . 10 -- Vershaun Jones, Central Michigan
Jan. 18 --  Kristin Koetsier, Western Michigan
Jan. 24 --  Christy Jones, Ball State
Jan. 31 --  Michelle Johnson, Northern Illinois
Feb. 7 --   AuBree Hamilton, Miami
Feb. 14 --  Kristin Koetsier, Western Michigan
Feb. 21 --  Danielle Mueller, Western Michigan