Pioneers name athletes of the week

Pioneers name athletes of the week

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Men's Basketball - Carter Voelker, Sophomore (Kiel, Wis.), Guard - Voelker averaged 13.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 2.0 steals at the Rocky Mountain Thanksgiving Classic on November 24th-25th at Colorado College. Voelker had a season high 16 points Saturday in the Pioneers' 74-60 win over Millikin, including 3-of-5 on threes. Overall he shot 60.0 percent and helped the Pioneers go 2-1 this week. Voelker was named to the All-Classic team for his performance at Colorado College.

 

Women's Basketball - Kassie Hansen, Junior (La Crosse, Wis./Logan), Forward - Hansen was instrumental in the Pioneers' 81-73 win over Ripon College on November 25.  The junior was hot in the first half connecting on 8 of her 11 field goal attempts leading the Pioneers to a 49-34 halftime lead.  Hansen finished with a career-high 19 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and had one assist and steal in the win. 

 

Wrestling - Grant Wedepohl, Junior (Kiel, Wis.), 184 pounds - Currently ranked No. 3 nationally at 184 pounds, Wedepohl moved his season record to 6-0 with a major decision victory of 10-0 over Nick Stencel (UW-Whitewater) on Nov. 21.