FHSU’s Lehman MIAA Player of the Week

FHSU Sports Information

Fort Hays State’s Kate Lehman was named the MIAA Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this season, announced by the conference office Monday (Jan. 10).

Lehman, a junior from Newton, Kan., averaged a double-double in points (28.5 per game) and rebounds (11.5 per game) last week, in addition to having 10 blocks.  Against Nebraska-Kearney, Lehman narrowly missed a triple-double, scoring a career-best 33 points with 13 rebounds and nine blocks.  Lehman has one triple-double already this season, and now has three near misses.  On the road versus No. 7 Emporia State, the center put up 24 points with 10 rebounds, going 9-of-12 from the field and 6-of-8 from the charity stripe.

So far this season, Lehman has been named MIAA Athlete of the Week on Dec. 9 and 23, and Jan. 20.  For the year, Lehman is averaging 16.4 points and 11.1 rebounds per game to go with an NCAA Division II leading 105 blocks.

FHSU is idle until Saturday, Feb. 15 when Pittsburg State arrives at Gross Memorial Coliseum for a 2 p.m. contest.