CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Southeast Missouri State junior post player Missy Whitney was named the Ohio Valley Conference player of the week and newcomer of the week for her performance last week.
Whitney, a Three Rivers Community College transfer and Charleston High School graduate, produced her seventh double-double with 28 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Morehead State last week.
Whitney then scored 18 points and added five rebounds and three blocks in a 73-72 win over Eastern Kentucky.
For the week, Whitney averaged 23 points and 7.5 rebounds. Southeast is tied for first in the OVC at 12-4 and is 17-7 overall. The Redhawks travel to Eastern Illinois on Wednesday.