Greek bombs in San Francisco... Ioanna #1 in the U.S. in 3-pt shots made!
Ioanna Krimili is having a great start in the month of February helping her team get two wins against Saint Mary’s (CA) and Pacific University this past week. Her team started the month 2-0 and Krimili was awarded yet again the Freshman of the Week award, her 8th in 11 weeks! She also received a national award this past week, as NCAA D1 "High Major Player of the Week" from CollegeSportsMadness.com.
Ioanna currently ranks first in NCAA D1 in three pointers made (68) and is shooting 44.4 % 3pt PCT. She's also fifth in the nation in three pointers per game (3.58), and 15th in free-throw percentage, with 90.7% efficiency shooting 58/64.
More specifically, she combined for 50 points total and shot an unbelievable 45.4% from the 3pt line. She scored 26 points going 9/16 from the field with 6/10 3pt shots and 2 assists on February 4th against Saint Mary’s on a 78-51 win In 27 minutes of action and two days later against Pacific University she scored 24 points with 4/12 3pt shots going along with 6 rebounds and 1 assist in 32 minutes of action. Importantly, Ioanna led her USF Dons to 6 straight wins which is the longest winning streak for the Dons in 5 years.
Ivana Raca of Wake Forest University who received the ACC Player of the Week four weeks ago, started the month of February with two double-double performances playing against ACC opponents Syracuse University and Georgia Tech. For the year, Ivana is very close to a double-double with 16.3 ppg and 9.8 rpg in 35.2 mpg. In impressive fashion, on February 4th she scored 16 points and had 12 rebounds going 3/7 from the 3pt line and had 2 assists on a 78-85 loss at Syracuse while two days later having another double-double, leading the Demon Deacons to an important victory over Georgia Tech by having 11 ponts, 12 rebounds and 4 assists while shooting 2/2 from the FT line.
In more Power-5 Conferences/Big12 action, Ioanna Chatzileonti of Kansas University had a huge double double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in 28 minutes of action against TCU on a 6/13 shooting from the field, and added 1 assist and 1 block which helped her team on a very important 82-72 win after 4 consecutive losses in the Big12.
Christina Katsamouri continued her record-setting output in Manhattan and matched her season high with 14 points (4/6 FGs, 6/7 FTs) while having a new season high 7 rebounds, adding 3 assists and a block against St. Peters on February 6th in 29 minutes of action which helped her team to a 75-70 win while being 7-3 in the MAAC conference this season.