Eschle Named SCAC Women's Basketball Player-of-the-Week

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Madison Eschle, a sophomore forward from Flower Mound, Texas, has been named SCAC Women's Basketball Player-of-the-Week for games played Monday, January 21 through Sunday, January 27.

Eschle led Southwestern in scoring this weekend, averaging 16.5 points per game and was the third highest rebounder with 5.5 boards per game.  She shot 52% from the field (9-17) and 75% from three point range (3-4) while going a perfect 12-12 from the free throw line. She also added in four assists and three steals as the Pirates went 2-0. 

Against Colorado College on Friday, Eschle scored 19 points on 5 of 9 shooting (3 of 4 from beyond the arc) and grabbed six rebounds. On Sunday against Dallas, Eschle scored 14 points on 4 of 8 shooting (6 of 6 from the free-throw line) and added five rebounds and two steals.

The Pirates are currently in second place in the SCAC with a 14-5 overall record, 8-1 in the conference. They return home to face Centenary College on Friday night at 6 p.m.