MCAC Women's Basketball Players-of-the-Week

MCAC Women's Basketball Players-of-the-Week

Rochester, MN-

The final stretch run for the regular season in women's basketball around the Minnesota College Athletic Conference yielded some strong individual performances as teams battle for post-season position.  The best of those efforts have earned Player-of-the-Week status in women's hoops for the week ending Sunday, February 17.

MCAC Northern Division


Meredith Cherne

Freshman / Forward

 Kelsey, MN



Meredith Cherne, a forward at Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College, has earned Northern Division Player-of-the-Week for the week ending Febuary 17.

The freshman from Kelsey, Minnesota performed admirably against Hibbing Community College - currently ranked #7 in NJCAA Division III - as Cherne scored 29 points and hauled in an impressive 22 rebounds against the Cardinals.  Cherne was 11-of-25 from the field against Hibbing and seven of her 22 rebounds were on the offensive end of the floor.

For the week, Cherne grabbed 32 rebounds between a pair of MCAC contests involving the Thunder.  FDLTCC will close out the 2018-19 campaign with games against Central Lakes and Mesabi Range College.


MCAC Southern Division



Taylor Rose

Fr. / Guard

Sleepy Eye, MN

Taylor Rose, a freshman guard at Ridgewater College logged 72 minutes of solid effort for the Warriors in a 1-1 week.

From the field, Rose was 13-of-26 shooting, including a 3-of-9 effort from three-point territory.  At the foul line, she was 12-of-14 for a total point contribution of 41 for the week.  Additionally, she grabbed 12 boards, dished out two assists and had three steals.

Ridgewater will close out the 2018-19 regular season with contests against Minnesota West CTC and Anoka-Ramsey Community College.



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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.