Women's Basketball

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

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

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Mount Mary University senior guard Jess Runge (Freedom, Wis.) has been selected the Association of Division III Independents women's basketball Player of the Week. Runge averaged 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game as the Blue Angels went 1-1 on the week. The senior opened up the week with 15 points against North Central, going 7-of-8 from the foul line. The guard helped get Mount Mary off their seven-game losing streak with 24 points on a perfect 10-of-10 shooting against Robert Morris-Springfield on Friday. Runge also added seven rebounds and five steals in the victory and ended the week shooting an efficient 63.6 percent (14-of-22) from the floor.