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 20.5 points, 6.5 steals, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game as the Blue Angels went 1-1 on the week. The senior scored 16 points and added eight steals as Mount Mary battled fellow AD3I member Maranatha Baptist on Thursday. The guard concluded the week with 25 points on an impressive 10-for-11 shooting, while adding five steals in a victory over Moody Bible on Saturday. Runge is now a two-time Player of the Week and is averaging 13.8 points per game on the year.