Female Scholar Athlete of the Week: March 7-13
Bowling Green Lauren Prochaska (basketball)
Lauren Prochaska (Sr., 3.24, sport management)was named the MAC Tournament's MVP for the second-straight year, as Bowling Green won the title and earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championships, also for the second consecutive year ... averaged 15.3 points per game in the three games in Cleveland, tying for the team lead ... also had 6.7 rebounds per game (tying for second on the team), 2.0 assists and a team-leading 1.7 blocked shots per contest ... had a game-high 20 points in the Falcons' 51-46 win over Eastern Michigan in the championship game ... on the year, is averaging 17.9 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 2.6 apg ... she leads the team in scoring, and is second in rebounding, assists, blocks and three-point field goals made (69) ... she is fourth in the country in free-throw percentage ... she ranks third in MAC history in scoring, and second in league annals in career three-pointers made ... and, she is on pace to finish her career among the top-five players in NCAA Division-I history in FT pct.
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.