Hellmann Collects Second UAA Athlete of the Week Honor of 2018-19

Hellmann Collects Second UAA Athlete of the Week Honor of 2018-19

Case Western Reserve University senior guard/ forward Hillary Hellmann was named the University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for women's basketball, after leading the Spartans with 19.3 points per game last weekend, and averaging 10.3 rebounds per contest during three CWRU wins. 

Hellmann shot 40.7% overall (22-of-54) and 32.0% from three-point range (eight-of-25), while adding a six-of-10 performance from the free throw line during the week.  In addition, she dished out seven assists, blocked three shots and tallied a pair of steals during 92 total minutes of action.  She opened the week with a 24-point, 12-rebound showing in an 80-62 win at Chatham, shooting 10-of-19 (52.6%) overall and four-of-10 (40.0%) from three point range with two assists and a steal.  She then tallied her second double-double of the week in a 72-62 win against New York University, finishing the game with 11 points on a three-of-nine shooting performance and a five-of-six showing from the free throw line, while totaling 10 rebounds, two assists and two blocks.  Hellmann wrapped up the week with a game-high 23 points and nine rebounds during a 67-64 victory over Brandeis University, shooting nine-of-26 (34.6%) overall and four-of-13 (30.8%) from three-point range, while securing nine rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal. 

For the year, Hellmann is averaging a UAA-best 18.4 points per game, while ranking third among conference players with 8.7 rebounds per game.  This was the fifth time over her career that she has been named the UAA Athlete of the Week.

Case Western Reserve has won seven-straight games to improve to 11-3 overall, including a 3-0 mark in UAA games.  The Spartans will begin a four-game road trip this weekend, starting with a matchup at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, January 18th at 6:00 p.m.

The Spartans have earned the following weekly honors this season:

UAA Athlete of the Week
January 2nd: Hillary Hellmann
January 14th: Hillary Hellmann