BAY CITY, Mi BAY CITY, Mich. – Michigan Tech junior forward Kyle Monroe has been named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division Player of the Week after helping lead the Huskies to a pair of GLIAC wins over Saginaw Valley State and Northwood. The Huskies have now won three straight contests to go 5-3 overall and 2-0 in the conference.
Monroe, who hails from Green Bay, Wisconsin, averaged 30.5 points in the two games, knocked down 57.5% of his field goals (23-40), and 57.1% of his three-point shots (4-7). Monroe logged his second double-double of the season thanks to 32 points and 12 rebounds in Saturday's win over Northwood. Monroe opened the week with 29 points in a 75-67 win against Saginaw Valley State.
In addition to his point production on offense, Monroe hauled down a combined total of 18 rebounds, had seven assists, and seven steals this past week. On the season, Monroe is averaging 25.9 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. He has been successful on 54.3% of his field goal attempts (75-138) through eight games.
Monroe and the Huskies will be back in action this Thursday and Saturday when they travel to Grand Valley State University and Purdue Northwest for two more GLIAC battles. Tech will face the Lakers Thursday night at 6 p.m. before taking on the Pride at 4 p.m. Saturday.