BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Athlete of the Week award winners in basketball and hockey on Monday. Student-athletes from Bethel, Hamline, St. Olaf and St. Thomas claimed the Conference's weekly honors for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2018.
The winners of the latest Athlete of the Week awards are listed below, along with details on their award-winning performances.
The MIAC Athlete of the Week awards are nominated and selected each week by the Conference's sports information directors. Throughout the winter season, team sports (basketball, hockey) will be recognized on Monday afternoons, with individual sports (swimming and diving, indoor track and field) announced on Tuesday afternoons.
MIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
St. Olaf College
Sr. – Forward
Burnsville, Minn. | Apple Valley
Senior forward Robert Tobroxen averaged 17.7 points in three Ole wins last week, punctuated by a 24-point, six-rebound, six-assist performance to help St. Olaf top No. 4-ranked Saint John's, 75-62, on Saturday afternoon. Tobroxen also knocked down a pair of threes in the final two minutes of regulation to propel his team to victory over Bethel on Wednesday.
MIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Jr. – Center
Duluth, Minn. | Duluth East
Junior center Hannah Johnson recorded the MIAC's first triple-double of the season with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks in an 80-62 victory over Saint Mary's on Saturday. Johnson also dropped 13 points on St. Olaf last Wednesday, raising her streak of consecutive games with double-digit point totals to 10.
MIAC Men's Hockey Athlete of the Week
University of St. Thomas
So. – Forward
Forest Lake, Minn.
Brett Gravelle had a pair of two-goal games to lead the Tommies to a sweep of St. Olaf over the weekend. The two wins lifted the Toms into first-place in the MIAC standings, and Gravelle's play has been pivotal in UST's climb to the top, as St. Thomas has won its last nine games in which the sophomore forward has scored a goal. He has eight goals and two assists in UST's current seven-game unbeaten streak.
MIAC Women's Hockey Athlete of the Week
Sr. – Forward
St. Paul, Minn. | Hill-Murray
Sarah Bobrowski set an NCAA Division III record with nine points in a 13-5 win over Concordia on Saturday. Bobrowski found the net seven times in the series, with six of those goals coming during her record-setting performance. The senior forward also assisted on four goals and now leads all D-III skaters with 49 points on the year.