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by Anthony Sizemore, Student Sports Writer

Ariel Nickell is this week’s Female Athlete of the Week. The senior forward continues to be one of the main cogs in ALC’s success and just keeps adding to her fabulous career.

In Alice Lloyd’s victory against Carlow University on Friday, January 10th, Nickell had 19 points to go along with 14 rebounds.

The Tazewell, Tennessee native produced 27 points and 15 rebounds in the matchup against Point Park on January 11th. This dazzling offensive display pushed her career scoring number to 2,257 points, which made her the leading scorer in the history in women’s basketball at Alice Lloyd College.

Nickell is averaging 25.7 points and 13.4 rebounds per game this season, and leads all of NAIA Division II in points and rebounds.