MOORHEAD, Minn. (11/12/18)---Concordia senior guard Grace Wolhowe was named the first MIAC Player of the Week this season after she averaged 17.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in the Cobbers' first two games of the season.
Wolhowe's all-around contribution helped Concordia earn a split in their games at Finlandia University in Hancock, Mich. The Cobbers lost a thrilling 70-68 decision to Calvin (Mich.) in the season opener on Saturday and then came back to beat host Finlandia 63-42 on Sunday.
Wolhowe earned the MIAC weekly honor for the first time in her career and she becomes the first Concordia player to receive the award since Jenna Januschka won the honor in the first week of the 2015-16 season.
Wolhowe started her weekend by scoring 18 points, grabbing six rebounds and recording five assists in the Cobbers' last-minute loss against Calvin. She was 7-for-12 (58.3%) from the floor and went 2-for-5 (40.0%) from behind the arc.
In the team's win against the Lions Wolhowe put up 17 points, hauled down seven rebounds and dished out three assists. She also had five steals in the game. Wolhowe shot 46.2% (6-for-13) from the field on Sunday and shot 50.0% (1-for-2) from 3-point range.
For the weekend, Wolhowe shot 52.0% from the floor and 42.9% from outside the arc. She also made six of her seven free throws.
Wolhowe will look to continue her early-season success when the Cobbers host Valley City State in the home opener on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.