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GPAC Names Best Of Week

GPAC Names Best Of Week

Laurel Zweiner of Hastings and Trae Bergh of Dakota Wesleyan are the basketball Players of the Week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

Zweiner, a senior from Pleasanton, Ne., tallied 18 points and 11 rebounds in an upset of #9 Southwestern. She has helped her team to a nine game win streak.

Bergh scored 22 points in an upset of #6 Hastings. The sophomore had 24 in another win last week by the Tigers.

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