University of Northern Colorado guard Kayla Flavin was selected the Division I Independent Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Wednesday.
Flavin scored a career-high 31 points in her final home game, an 85-60 win over Western State, on Feb. 19. Flavin made 10-of-16 shots, including 5-of-9 from the three-point arc and was 6-of-6 from the free throw line. Flavin averaged 19 points and 3 steals per game in a pair of wins during the week. Flavin also scored seven points in a 73-54 win over the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs on Feb. 14.
This season, 10 NCAA Division I Independent women's basketball teams have joined forces to award Player of the Week awards and compile individual and team statistics. The teams are UC Davis, IPFW, Longwood, North Dakota State, Northern Colorado, Savannah State, South Dakota State, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas-Pan American and Utah Valley State. Awards are voted on by participating team sports information directors and will be released each week of the season.