M State freshman forward Sydney Hovland of Underwood has been named the MCAC Southern Division Player-of-the-Week. Hovland helped the Lady Spartans to a 2-1 record against MCAC competition last week.
Hovland played all 40 minutes in each game, scoring 77 points and grabbing 18 boards. In addition, she had eight assists, four blocks and a steal. She also made 23-of-26 free throws during the week.
The Spartans will travel to Thief River Falls and Grand Rapids this weekend to take on Northland and Itasca in the MCAC Crossover event