Northern Iowa guard Kalin named MVC Player of Week

CEDAR FALLS – Northern Iowa senior Jacqui Kalin was brilliant in the Panthers’ win over Saint Louis last week.

Monday, Kalin was named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week by College Sports Madness and the league.

Kalin scored 25 points and nine rebounds and nine assists against Saint Louis. She also made five 3-pointers and became the Panthers all-time leader in 3-point makes with 207.

The Panther senior drained four free throws in the final 30 seconds to secure the 73-64 win over the Billikens.

Northern Iowa will return to action this week when the Panthers open conference play against Illinois Sate on Jan. 4 and Indiana State on Jan. 6.