SignUp
Sophomore Emily Evers hauls in one of her career-high 15 rebounds in Tuesday's win over Air Force.
Evers named co-Big Sky Player of the Week
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Tuesday 12/10/2012 13:57:11 (ET)
by Mitch Wigness, UND Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

OGDEN, Utah-- Sophomore center Emily Evers has been named co-Big Sky Conference Player of the Week announced Monday by league officials. Evers used a pair of career nights to lead UND to two home wins and its third straight win overall this season.

Evers, a Grand Forks, N.D. native, broke out in the win over Air Force Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The 6-foot-5 post established new career bests with 17 points and 15 rebounds in the blowout victory over the Falcons. She also added two assists and a pair of blocks in just 14 minutes of action.

She followed that performance with another 17-point effort in Saturday's overtime win against Drake. She notched yet another double-double-- her third of her career-- with 10 rebounds as well. Evers chipped-in four blocks and two steals and sealed the win in the final second of overtime with a free throw make.

For the season, Evers leads the team in blocks, is second in rebounding and is the team's third-leading scorer despite playing just 14.4 minutes per contest (eighth-most on the team). She averages 7.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game this season.

North Dakota (3-4)-- winners of three straight-- will host Jamestown College Saturday at home before the opening of Big Sky Conference play the following Thursday (Dec. 20) against Southern Utah.
Cup quest begins for seven North Dakota alums
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Seven University of North Dakota products will compete in the National Hockey League's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which begin tonight. MORE
Cyclones sweep North Dakota
The University of North Dakota softball team fell to Iowa State in a pair of games on Tuesday afternoon. Iowa State edged UND 10-7 in the first game, before taking the nightcap 16-7. MORE
SDSU slips by UND 10-9 despite late rally
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- Despite a late rally, South Dakota State escaped with a 10-9 win over North Dakota Tuesday afternoon in non-conference play. UND once trailed 7-1 but sent the tying run to the... MORE
Nelson among first 15 named to U.S. national team
GRAND FORKS, N.D. Former University of North Dakota standout Brock Nelson, who recently completed his rookie season in the National Hockey League, has been selected to play for the United... MORE
Huff PIT Blog
Keep up-to-date with Troy Huff on his time at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament as he contributes to UNDSports.com with a daily blog entry. MORE