Kiah Gillespie, Florida State
Kiah Gillespie is making things happen in her second year with Florida State. The redshirt senior forward joined the team after transferring from Maryland and has found her groove with the Seminoles. Gillespie has led Florida State in points and rebounds the last two seasons. Her current average of 15.8 points and 9.0 rebounds per game is currently ranked in the top 10 in the ACC.
The native of Meridian, Connecticut put on a show in Florida State’s last two games. Gillespie tallied 25 points and 13 rebounds in the team’s upset victory over Louisville. As a result, she notched her 10th double-double of the season. Gillespie capped off the week with a 22-point performance against Virginia and earning both ACC and espnW Player of the Week honors. She will look to continue her dominance on the court when Florida State heads to Duke on Sunday.
Crystal Dangerfield, UConn
Crystal Dangerfield has been a dangerous threat during her four years at UConn. She is the second leading scorer on the team with 15.9 points per game and is also the team’s assists leader. Last year, Dangerfield recorded a season-record 225 assists becoming the second player in program history to achieve that milestone. Now in her final year, Dangerfield has reached the 500th assist mark and stands at No. 6 on the program’s all-time assists list.
The senior out of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, made her presence felt for UConn this week. Dangerfield tallied double-digit performances in two out of the team’s last three games. Her highest points came against South Carolina when she scored a career-high 25 points. Dangerfield and the Huskies are back on the court Sunday when they take on South Florida in Tampa.