Pepsi Women's Basketball Players of the Week

Updated 12/28/1999
Mid-American Conference Pepsi Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Dawn Zerman, Kent (Sr., G)
Fremont, Ohio (Ross HS)

Michelle Shaughnessy, Ball State (So., F)
Oak Lawn, Ill. (St. Ignatius College Prep)

Kent's Dawn Zerman and Ball State's Michelle Shaughnessy are the MAC's Pepsi Co-Offensive Players of the Week after each player nearly topped the 30 point plateau and helped their respective teams to wins. Zerman had 28 points (6-of-10 FG), six rebounds, three assists and added four steals in 39 minutes of action in the Golden Flashes' 63-55 win at home against Kansas State. The senior also was successful on 14-of-16 attempts from the charity stripe.

Shaughnessy scored a career-high 29 points and pulled down six rebounds in 28 minutes in the Cardinals' 70-60 win over Wright State. The sophomore, who has Ball State off to its first .500-plus record at the holiday break in five years, was 7-of-10 from the floor and 15-of-18 from the free throw line, which set a school and arena record.

Other nominees:
Angie Farmer, Bowling Green -- Had 18 points, two rebounds, two assists and three steals in 25 minutes in the Falcons' loss to Washington State.

Shelly Woods, Central Michigan -- Had a career-high 27 points, 20 of them in the second half, and tied a career-best with 10 rebounds in the Chippewas' loss at Oakland.

Heather Cusick, Miami -- Registered 11 points and passed out a career-high nine assists in Miami's win versus the College of Charleston.

Charbea Haller, Northern Illinois -- Tallied 15 points and dished out five assists while adding three rebounds and two steals versus Evansville.

Cathy Szall, Ohio -- Scored a career-best 25 points, including 21 on three-point field goals, in the team's game with Michigan State. Szall's seven three-pointers are tied for the second most in school history.

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, W. Michigan
Dec. 28 -- Dawn Zerman, Kent
           Michelle Shaughnessy, Ball State


Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week
AuBree Hamilton, Miami (Sr., C)
Lima, Ohio (Bath HS)

AuBree Hamilton grabbed nine rebounds, recorded two steals and blocked a

shot in the RedHawks' victory over the College of Charleston. Hamilton also tallied 12 points in 18 minutes of action.


MAC Defensive Player of the Week
Nov. 22 -- Tamara Bowie, Ball State
Nov. 29 -- Christy Jones, Ball State
Dec. 6  -- Kristin Koetsier, W. Michigan
Dec. 13 -- Cheryl Bowles, Akron
Dec. 20 -- Jennifer Markwood, Toledo
Dec. 28 -- AuBree Hamilton, Miami