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IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa’s McKenna Warnock was named Big Ten Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week and senior Kathleen Doyle was named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll, the conference announced Monday.
Warnock and Doyle’s honors tally eight for the Hawkeyes this season. Warnock earned the first Big Ten honor of her career, and Doyle now has accumulated four. Senior Makenzie Meyer and sophomore Monika Czinano have also been honored this season.
Warnock, a Marshall, Wisconsin, native recorded her second career double-double, scoring a career-high 22 points and pulling in 10 rebounds in Iowa’s, 74-57, win over Michigan State on Sunday. Warnock scored 19 of her team-leading 22 points in the second half, knocking down seven made shots on eight attempts. Warnock averaged 8.5 rebounds in the Hawkeyes’ two games last week, tallying seven against Ohio State on Thursday.
Doyle averaged 23 points, seven rebounds, and six assists in the Hawkeyes’ wins over Ohio State and Michigan State. She scored 26 points, shooting 75 percent from the field and went 9-for-9 from the free throw line against Ohio State. Against Michigan State, she tallied 20 points and recorded a career-high seven steals.
Warnock, Doyle, and the Hawkeyes hit the road for a Big Ten matchup at Penn State in State College, Pennsylvania, on Thursday. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. (CT), and the game will be live streamed on BTN+.