COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (November 28, 2016) – After helping guide Colorado State Women's Basketball to their first 6-0 start in 40 years, Molly Rohrer earned her third consecutive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors. The conference announced Rohrer claimed the RMAC Defensive Player of the Week Award Monday.
Rohrer (So., Greenwood Village, Colo.) garnered her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week Award Monday. With an Offensive Player of the Week award in the first week of the season, Rohrer has received a Player of the Week award in each of the first three weeks of the season.
The Cherry Creek High School alum had six more blocks with three in each of the Pack's victories this weekend as CSU-Pueblo swept Morningside College and Wayland Baptist University. She also pulled down 7.0 rebounds per game.
The sophomore also made an impact offensively with 16.0 points per game. She made 50 0 percent of her field goals and all eight of her free throws this week. Rohrer earned her first career double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds against Wayland Baptist.
After six more blocks this week, Rohrer averages almost a block per game more than anyone else in the RMAC (2.7). She ranks 12th in the RMAC in rebounding (7.3), third in points per game (15.7), second in field goal percentage (57.1), and fourth in free throw percentage (91.7) in the conference.
With 83 careers blocks, Rohrer already stands fifth in school history in career rejections. Her 2.7 blocks per game average ranks 15th in the country this season.
Rohrer also becomes the first student-athlete to receive three consecutive RMAC Player of the Week Awards since the final three weeks of the 2013-14 season. She has now earned Defensive Player of the Week honors four times in her career.
Rohrer and the Pack will now begin RMAC play when they travel to Durango, Colo. for a showdown with Fort Lewis College. Tipoff between these two unbeaten teams is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.