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.