Benedictine's Fanning Claims Third NACC Women's Basketball Weekly Honor

Alex Fanning, Benedictine
Alex Fanning, Benedictine

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University sophomore forward Alex Fanning (Elmwood Park, Ill.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 13-19, 2020, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Fanning averaged 15.3 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game as the Eagles posted a trio of wins last week. She opened the week with 10 points and four rebounds in just nine minutes of play in a rout of Rockford on Jan. 14, then added 11 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots in a 50-41 win over MSOE on Jan. 16. Fanning capped the week with a dominating effort in a 71-66 win over Edgewood on Jan. 18, tallying 25 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the field with 14 rebounds, five blocked shots, and an assist.

Overall during the week, Fanning shot 73.1 percent (19-of-26) from the field. She currently leads the NACC in rebounding and double-doubles.

Benedictine, which has won six games in a row, is 13-2 overall and 10-0 in league play and holds a two-game lead over both Edgewood and Wisconsin Lutheran. 

This is Fanning's third NACC Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season.

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NACC Women's Basketball Student-Athletes of the Week

Nov. 12    Allison Michalski, Benedictine
Nov. 19  Neve Yerk, Rockford
Nov. 26  Emma Klein, Edgewood
Dec. 3  Allison Michalski, Benedictine
Dec. 10  Alyssa Lemirande, Edgewood
Dec. 17  Alex Fanning, Benedictine
Dec. 24  Alisha Markley, Dominican
Dec. 31  No selection
Jan. 7  Alex Fanning, Benedictine
Jan. 14  Allison Michalski, Benedictine
Jan. 21  Alex Fanning, Benedictine
Jan. 28  
Feb. 4  
Feb. 11  
Feb. 18  
Feb. 25  
March 3  

Last Week's Results

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Tue., Jan. 14 Aurora * 57 Dominican 73 Final
  Wisconsin Lutheran * 54 MSOE 33 Final
  Rockford * 43 Benedictine 93 Final
  Edgewood * 80 Alverno 57 Final
  Illinois Tech * 48 Marian 78 Final
  Concordia Chicago * 47 Concordia Wisconsin 81 Final
Thu., Jan. 16 Dominican * 74 Rockford 52 Final
  Edgewood * 76 Aurora 70 Final
  MSOE * 41 Benedictine 50 Final
  Lakeland * 58 Concordia Chicago 66 Final
Sat., Jan. 18 Concordia Wisconsin * 86 Aurora 78 Final
  Concordia Chicago * 60 Illinois Tech 41 Final
  Benedictine * 71 Edgewood 66 Final
  Marian * 28 Wisconsin Lutheran 73 Final
  Dominican * 78 Lakeland 50 Final
  Rockford * 35 Alverno 67 Final
* Conference


This Week's Schedule

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Wed., Jan. 22 Dominican * 49 MSOE 39 Final
  Concordia Chicago * 84 Alverno 55 Final
  Aurora * 57 Benedictine 60 Final
  Illinois Tech * 43 Concordia Wisconsin 97 Final
  Marian * 36 Edgewood 69 Final
  Wisconsin Lutheran * 69 Lakeland 49 Final
Fri., Jan. 24 Concordia Wisconsin * 48 Concordia Chicago 46 Final
Sat., Jan. 25 Concordia Ann Arbor 76 Concordia Chicago 63 Final
  Alverno * 54 Edgewood 75 Final
  Benedictine * 49 Dominican 44 Final
  Aurora * 67 Wisconsin Lutheran 73 Final
  Rockford * 70 Illinois Tech 63 Final - 2OT
  Marian * 42 Lakeland 73 Final
  Concordia Wisconsin 47 Concordia (Neb.) 102 @ RIver Forest, Ill. Final
* Conference


2019-20 NACC Women's Basketball Standings

    Conference Overall
GP W-L PCT PF PA GP W-L PCT PF PA L10 STRK
1 Benedictine* 20 20-0 1.000 1451 1021 28 24-4 0.857 1929 1572 8-2 Lost 2
2 Edgewood # 20 18-2 0.900 1429 1027 28 25-3 0.893 2004 1491 9-1 Lost 1
3 Wisconsin Lutheran 20 15-5 0.750 1294 990 27 19-8 0.704 1736 1448 6-4 Lost 1
4 Dominican 20 14-6 0.700 1299 1163 27 19-8 0.704 1754 1553 7-3 Lost 1
5 Concordia Wisconsin 20 13-7 0.650 1406 1118 26 14-12 0.538 1748 1536 4-6 Lost 3
6 Aurora 20 11-9 0.550 1525 1325 26 15-11 0.577 1945 1718 6-4 Lost 2
Lakeland 20 11-9 0.550 1279 1202 25 11-14 0.440 1499 1500 5-5 Won 1
MSOE 20 9-11 0.450 1039 1063 25 9-16 0.360 1250 1439 5-5 Won 1
Concordia Chicago 20 8-12 0.400 1225 1258 25 9-16 0.360 1539 1617 4-6 Won 1
Alverno 20 5-15 0.250 1139 1360 25 5-20 0.200 1433 1720 2-8 Lost 2
Marian 20 4-16 0.200 1059 1378 25 4-21 0.160 1303 1750 1-9 Lost 5
Rockford 20 2-18 0.100 961 1511 25 4-21 0.160 1252 1876 2-8 Won 1
Illinois Tech 20 0-20 0.000 916 1606 25 0-25 0.000 1130 1922 0-10 Lost 25

*-NACC Champion
#-Conference Tournament Champion & Automatic Qualifier to NCAA Championship
x-Clinched Tournament Berth (or number indicates seed)

Glossary
GP: Games Played
W-L: Win-Loss Record
PCT: Winning Percentage
PF: Points For
PA: Points Against
L10: Last 10 games
STRK: Current Streak

Standings are updated with the completion of each game.