ST. LOUIS – Senior guard Anna Munn has been named this week’s Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, announced by the league on Wednesday. Munn was honored for her performances in the Sycamores’ wins over Evansville and Southern Illinois.
ISU's leading scorer showed her versatility this weekend as she helped her team improve to 5-0 in Valley play with road wins at Evansville and Southern Illinois. Against Evansville, the Indianapolis, Ind. native dropped a game-high 20 points, including 14 in the first half, and grabbed five rebounds as ISU posted its largest win of the season, 67-46.
Munn, a two-time MVC Scholar-Athlete selection, went 7-for-14 from the field, 4-for-4 from 3-point range and 2-for-2 from the line against the Purple Aces. In addition, she tied for a team-high four assists and recorded two steals in action Thursday evening.
On Sunday versus Southern Illinois, Munn led on the defensive end as she picked up a team-high nine rebounds. Munn also chipped in seven points and a game-high four assists in 27 minutes of action. On the week, the senior guard went .429 from the field and 1.000 percent from the line. She also recorded 14 total rebounds and eight assists.
She continues to lead ISU on the season, averaging 13.9 points per game. Munn holds a 3.80 grade-point average while majoring in physical education & exercise science.
To qualify for Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week laurels, student-athletes must carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.20, completed at least one academic year at a Valley institution and must be at least a sophomore in academic standing.
Munn and Indiana State (10-6, 5-0 MVC) are back in action on Saturday as its hosts Missouri State at 2:05 p.m. ET. The game will also air live on ESPN3.