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Wippel is SAAC's choice

Sophomore led WC to 3-0 season start

November 21, 2011

Makenzie Wippel is the SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week.

Makenzie Wippel is the SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week.

Sophomore wing Makenzie Wippel has been named Wilmington College’s SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 20.

Wippel averaged 17.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game as Wilmington opened the season with three straight wins. She set career-highs in points (27) and rebounds (12) in the Lady Quakers' win over Eastern in the championship game of the Hampton Inn & Suites/Damon's Grill Tip-Off Tournament.

In recognition of her accomplishments, Wippel will receive a T-shirt from SAAC, and her photo and list of accomplishments will be displayed in the lobby of Hermann Court.

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight about the student-athlete experience. SAAC protects student-athlete interests and provides a positive image of student-athletes.