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Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Media Release

The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is proud to announce Ariel Nickell, Alice Lloyd College, as Player of the Week  for November 12th – November 18th in Women’s Basketball.

Ariel Nickell
Ariel Nickell

Alice Lloyd College junior Ariel Nickell was named the KIAC women’s basketball player of the week by KIAC officials on Monday, November 19th.  This is her second player of the week award of the season.

The Eagles finished the week 2-1 with their only loss coming to No. 24 Union College. For the week, Nickell had a double-double in all three games. She averaged 27.3 points, 16 rebounds and 2 steals last week. Nickell recorded 17 points and 14 rebounds in Alice Lloyd’s 84-70 loss to No. 24 Union College. The junior forward scored 33 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in an 81-71 win against UC Clermont. She ended the week with 32 points and 17 rebounds in a 75-60 win against Point University. Nickell currently ranks 1st in NAIA Division II point per game (26.28) and 2nd in total rebounds per game (13.71).

The Eagles are currently 4-3 overall. They will return to action on November 20th when they travel to Carlow University to open conference play.