Kitzke Chosen As WIAC Player Of The Week

Kitzke Chosen As WIAC Player Of The Week

Guard Katie Kitzke (Sr. • South Milwaukee) has been named the WIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Dec. 10-16.

Kitzke scored a career-high 25 points as UW-Oshkosh rallied from a double-digit deficit to defeat UW-Platteville, 71-57, on Dec. 15 in Albee Hall.

UW-Oshkosh fell behind 25-14, but stormed back with 50 of the next 70 points to take a 64-45 lead. Kitzke accounted for 17 of those 50 UW-Oshkosh points by making 6-of-10 shots from the field and 3-of-4 free throws.

Kitzke finished the game shooting 8-of-14 from the field. She made two three-point baskets while converting 7-of-10 attempts from the free throw line. Kitzke also grabbed four rebounds and dished off three assists during her 36 minutes of playing time.

Guard Austin Ryf of UW-Stevens Point was selected as the WIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week.