Nickell named KIAC Player of the Week

Times Staff Report

January 17, 2014

PIPPA PASSES - Alice Lloyd College senior Ariel Nickell was named the KIAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by KIAC officials on Monday.

Alice Lloyd finished the week 1-1 after defeating Carlow University 102-68 and falling to Point Park University 94-83. Nickell finished the week averaging 23 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2 assists and 1.5 blocks per game. She tallied 19 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks in the win against Carlow. The senior forward from Tazewell, TN scored 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the game against Point Park and became the leading scorer in Alice Lloyd women’s basketball history. She broke the mark of 2,249 points and now has 2,257 points in her career. Nickell ranks first in NAIA Division II in points per game (25.09) and rebounds per game (13.273).

The Lady Eagles are currently 9-6 overall and 4-2 in conference play.