A.I.I. News
02.04.2013 - [NAIA Independents]
Mayville State's Marcisa McMillan
Mayville State's Marcisa McMillan

Mayville State University's Marcisa McMillan and Dakota State University's Yusuf Vinson have earned top honors in the Association of Independent Institutions this week as McMillan has been named Female Athlete of the Week, while Vinson has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.

 

McMillan, a 6-foot-2 senior center from Seattle, Wash., averaged 17.5 points and 12 rebounds a game in leading the Comets to a pair of wins over Dakota State and No. 24 Valley City State. McMillan turned in a double-double performance with 22 points and 18 rebounds against Dakota State. She also was 10-of-14 from the floor and had two blocks. She came back with 15 points and eight rebounds against Valley City State. She was 11 of 12 from the free throw line with one block in the win.

Vinson, a 6-5 junior forward from Lincoln, Neb., also turned in a double-double performance for the week averaging 11 points and 10 rebounds a game for the Trojans in wins over Mount Marty (S.D.) and Jamestown (N.D.). He came off the bench to score 10 points and grab 12 rebounds in the win over Mount Marty and then added 12 points and eight rebounds against Jamestown. He shot 53.3 percent from the field and had three 3-pointers and three steals for the week.

 

A.I.I. Male Athletes of the Week

 

Sept. 2, 2012

Winner: Gus Ramasco, Jamestown College, Football

 

Sept. 9, 2012

Winner: Ken Eliacin, Valley City State University, Football

 

Sept. 17, 2012

Winner: George Gauld, Jamestown College, Soccer

 

Sept. 24, 2012

Winner: Chein Hau-Tan, Ashford University, Golf

 

Oct. 1, 2012

Winner: Derek Elliott, Valley City State University, Football

 

Oct. 8, 2012

Winner: Derek Elliott, Valley City State University, Football

 

Oct. 15, 2012

Winner: Ryan VanDenburg, California State University-San Marcos, Soccer

 

Oct, 22, 2012

Winner: Lucas Almeida, Ashford University, Soccer

 

Oct. 29, 2012

Winner: Stiven Ospina, University of Houston-Victoria, Soccer

 

Nov. 4, 2012

Winner: DeAndre Lowery Jr., Ashford University, Basketball

 

Nov. 11, 2012

George Gauld, Jamestown College, Soccer

 

Nov. 18, 2012

Thomas Cooke, Jamestown College, Soccer

 

Nov. 25, 2012

Sekani Milligen, Valley City State University, Basketball

 

Dec. 2, 2012

Mark Hoge, Jamestown College, Basketball

 

Dec. 9, 2012

Seth Boomsma, Dakota State University, Track and Field

 

Dec. 16, 2012

Johnathon Gonzalez, Jamestown College, Wrestling

 

Dec. 23, 2012

Yusuf Vinson, Dakota State University, Basketball

 

Jan. 6, 2013

Cameron Krump, Dakota State University, Basketball

 

Jan. 13, 2013

Mike Malone, Ashford University, Track and Field

  

Jan. 20, 2013

Andy Coy, Dakota State University, Track and Field

 

Jan. 27, 2013

Sekani Milligen, Valley City State University, Basketball

 

Feb. 3, 2013

Yusuf Vinson, Dakota State University, Basketball

 

A.I.I. Female Athletes of the Week

 

Sept 2, 2012

Winner: Hollie Babut, Ashford University, Soccer

 

Sept. 9, 2012

Winner: Kristen DiPaola, Dakota State University, Volleyball

 

Sept. 17, 2012

Winner: Danielle Tombolato, Ashford University, Volleyball

 

Sept. 24, 2012

Winner: Sarah Becker, Jamestown College, Volleyball

 

Oct. 1, 2012

Winner: Sarah Becker, Jamestown College, Volleyball

 

Oct. 8, 2012

Winner: Aleona Reyes, Jamestown College, Cross Country

 

Oct. 15, 2012

Winner: Morgan Martells, Ashford University, Volleyball

 

Oct. 22, 2012

Winner: Josette Glatt, Mayville State University, Volleyball

 

Oct. 29, 2012

Winner: Amber Ramlo, Jamestown College, Basketball

 

Nov. 4, 2012

Winner: Jackie Regan, University of British Columbia, Cross Country

 

Nov. 11, 2012

Taylor DeGraaf, California State-San Marcos, Volleyball

 

Nov. 18, 2012

Maria Bernard, University of British Columbia, Soccer

 

Nov. 25, 2012

Morgan Mathison, Jamestown College, Basketball

 

Dec. 2, 2012

Emily Paull, Ashford University, Track and Field

 

Dec. 9, 2012

Tiffany Sluik, Jamestown College, Wrestling

 

Dec. 16, 2012

Caitlin Durkin, Johnson & Wales University, Basketball

 

Dec. 23, 2012

Amber Ramio, Jamestown College, Basketball

 

Jan. 6, 2013

Tiffany Sluik, Jamestown College, Wrestling

 

Jan. 13, 2013

Hailey Longtin, Mayville State University, Basketball

 

Jan. 20, 2013

Carley Jensen, Jamestown College, Basketball

 

Jan. 27, 2013

Nikki Iverson, Jamestown College, Track and Field

 

Feb. 3, 2013

Marcisa McMillan, Mayville State University, Basketball