Sunday, August 20, 2017

McGinnis named Performer of the Week

Illinois College’s Hannah McGinnis has been named the Midwest Conference Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week after leading the Lady Blues to a pair of wins over the past week.

McGinnis, a junior forward from Tunnel Hill, had two of the best games of her career, averaging 26.5 points and 20.0 rebounds over the two-game stretch.  She tallied career high totals of 32 points and 24 rebounds in an 82-67 win over MacMurray College on November 20, before going for 21 points and 16 rebounds in a 72-58 win over Grinnell College in the Lady Blues Midwest Conference opener on Saturday.

McGinnis shot 62.4 percent (18-of-28) from the field and 84.2 percent (16-of-19) from the foul line in the two games, helping the Lady Blues improve to 2-1.  She is a 2011 graduate of Vienna High School and is the daughter of Mike and Patti McGinnis of Tunnel Hill.

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