Women's Basketball

Daavettila named Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week

Daavettila named Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Finlandia University junior forward Julia Daavettila (Dollar Bay, Mich.) has been selected the Association of Division III Independents women's basketball Player of the Week. Daavettila averaged 17.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game as the Lions went 1-1 on the week. The junior opened up the week with ten points against No. 13 Hope on Friday before scoring 24 points on 9-for-17 shooting in Finlandia's win over Carroll on Saturday. The forward also added 12 rebounds, four assists and went 4-for-8 from downtown as the Lions overcame an 18-point deficit to earn the victory.