Dan Davis and Kathryn Berger Receive UAA Athlete of the Week Honors
St. Louis, Mo., February 15, 2011 – Senior Kathryn Berger of the No. 9 Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team and junior Dan Davis of the men’s indoor track and field team earned University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week honors, as announced Tuesday by the conference office.
Both Berger and Davis have been honored by the UAA for outstanding performances several times this year. Berger garners UAA Athlete of the Week honors for the fourth time this season, while Davis has been tabbed as one of the conference’s top overall performers three times.
Berger averaged 25 points, eight rebounds, three steals and a block in the Bears’ two conference road games last week. She poured in a career-high 32 points to go along with 10 rebounds and five steals in Washington University’s 74-60 victory at Emory University on Feb. 11. Berger also scored 18 points to go along with six rebounds in a 71-61 loss at No. 16 Rochester on Feb. 13.
With her 32 points against Emory, Berger eclipsed 1,000 points for her career, becoming just the 12th student-athlete in program history to accomplish the feat. She has scored 1,026 points in her career and ranks eighth in school history with 651 rebounds, eighth in blocked shots (62) and three-point shooting (.373) and fourth in free-throw percentage (.792).
Davis won the 55-meter hurdles at the Monmouth College Fighting Scot Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 12, in Monmouth, Ill., with an NCAA Division III automatic qualifying time of 7.51. His performance was just 0.01 off his school-record breaking mark of 7.50 set earlier this season, which currently stands as the top Division III performance in the event in 2011.