The American Rivers Conference has announced that Luther senior Laura Hamilton (Minnetonka, Minn./Chanhassen) has been named the league's Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.
Hamilton helped Luther defeat a nationally ranked team for the second time in 10 days, when the Norse defeated No. 25 UW-Platteville 61-57 on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Hamilton led the Norse in scoring (16 pts), rebounds (7), assists (6), steals (3), and had two blocked shots, while playing 39 minutes. The victory was the third in a row for the Norse.
Hamilton, who needs 85 points to reach 1,000 points for her career, is also 23 assists away from setting the school record in this category.