Krieser named GPAC Player of the Week following two league wins

By Jacob Knabel on Nov. 21, 2023 in Women's Basketball

GPAC Release

SEWARD, Neb. – Courtesy of her efforts in conference wins last week over Morningside and Northwestern, junior guard Abby Krieser has been named the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, as announced on Tuesday (Nov. 21). Krieser has earned a GPAC weekly award for the first time in her career. The first basketball GPAC weekly honors of the 2023-24 season were handed out on Nov. 14.

A Lincoln North Star High School alum, Krieser produced a career high 24 points in the 77-69 win at Northwestern on Nov. 18. She went 8-for-15 from the floor (4-for-8 from 3-point range) and 4-for-5 from the foul line while also dishing out two assists and swiping two steals in Orange City, Iowa. Three days earlier, Krieser posted four points and two assists (in 16 minutes) in the 86-62 blowout home win over Morningside. So far this season, Krieser is averaging 12.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game while shooting 51.3 percent from the floor. Krieser has appeared in 53 career games at Concordia and has tallied 411 points, 140 rebounds, 73 steals and 58 assists.

Krieser and the 11th-ranked Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 GPAC) will play at College of Saint Mary (1-4, 0-2 GPAC) today (Nov. 21) at 6 p.m. CT. That will be the lone outing of Thanksgiving week for Head Coach Drew Olson’s squad.