By The Michigan Journal Sports Staff
Athletics were back in full swing at the University of Michigan-Dearborn last week and featuring some beefy conference matchups.
Men’s basketball owns a two-game winning streak vs. Madonna University after a 71-63 victory on Jan. 10. The Wolverines failed to win a game vs. the Crusaders during a six-year stretch from 2008-2014.
Hockey extended its six-game winning streak after claiming its first road game vs. Davenport in program history on Jan. 10.
After a strong week athletically, several performers stood out as Player of the Week candidates.
Here’s a look at his week’s nominees for The Michigan Journal’s 14th issue. Voting ends 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Nate Ferris — Hockey
Stats: 40-of-42 save attempts in shootout win vs. Davenport (Jan. 10)
Jason Penn — Men’s Basketball
Stats: Averaged 12.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and one block vs. Aquinas, Madonna (Jan. 7 and Jan. 10)
Jalissa Williams — Women’s Basketball
Stats: 25 points, 10 rebounds vs. Madonna.
Jamiel Strickland — Men’s Basketball
Stats: Averaged 14.5 points, three rebounds, and two assists vs. Aquinas, Madonna (Jan. 7 and Jan. 10)
VOTE: UM-Dearborn Player of the Week (Jan. 7-Jan. 10)
- Nate Ferris — Hockey (64%, 7 Votes)
- Jamiel Strickland — Men's Basketball (18%, 2 Votes)
- Jason Penn — Men's Basketball (9%, 1 Votes)
- Jalissa Williams — Women's Basketball (9%, 1 Votes)
Total Voters: 11