Sioux City, Iowa – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following basketball players-of-the-week for contests played February 1-7, 2021. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2020-2021 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.
Women – Payton Slaughter, Briar Cliff University (Guard)
Briar Cliff guard Payton Slaughter is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports women’s basketball player-of-the-week. Slaughter, a sophomore from Cherokee, Iowa, posted the GPAC’s first triple double of the season in Wednesday’s win over Hastings with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. It was just the fifth women’s triple double in the NAIA this season. She also had a strong day Saturday with 14 points and four assists and was 4-of-5 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line.