SEWARD, Neb. – A stellar all-around performance in last week’s win at No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan has netted junior Philly Lammers the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award, as announced by the league on Tuesday (Dec. 18). Lammers also garnered GPAC and NAIA Division II National Player of the Week accolades last season after the Bulldogs won on the home court of then No. 1 Saint Xavier University (Ill.).
A two-time All-American, Lammers recorded her 20th career double-double in the rematch of the 2018 NAIA Division II national championship game. The product of Millard West High School filled the stat sheet with 10 points, 13 rebounds, six blocked shots and four steals while leading Concordia to an 82-68 victory at the Corn Palace. On the season, Lammers is averaging 14.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.62 blocks per game. She ranks fourth nationally in field goal percentage (.614).
Lammers continues to climb the program’s all-time lists. She currently ranks 10th in rebounds (661), 18th in steals (204) and 20th in scoring (1,198). She continues to be one of the nation’s most efficient scorers. She averages 0.71 points per minute (second best among GPAC players).
The Bulldogs will idle until after Christmas. Next up on the schedule is the Arizona Christian Holiday Classic coming up Dec. 27-28. While in Phoenix, Ariz., Concordia will take on host Arizona Christian University and No. 2 Southeastern University (Fla.).
2018-19 GPAC leaders, points per minute played
Erika Feenstra, Dordt – 0.92
Philly Lammers, Concordia – 0.71
Shandra Farmer, Hastings – 0.69
Darbi Gustafson, Northwestern – 0.66
Sierra Mitchell, Morningside – 0.64
Sydney Hupp, Morningside – 0.64
Taylor Cockerill, Concordia – 0.61
Kassidy De Jong, Northwestern – 0.60
Kynedi Cheeseman, Dakota Wesleyan – 0.59
Haley Birks, Northwestern – 0.56
Sarah Carr, Dakota Wesleyan – 0.59
Maddie Egr, Midland – 0.55
Haylee Heits, Doane – 0.55
Mackenzie Willicot, Hastings – 0.54
Annie Rhinesmith, Dordt – 0.52