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Backes named MIAA Athlete of the Week

Elisa Backes earns second MIAA Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week award
Published: Feb. 15, 2021 at 5:50 PM CST
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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - The MIAA announced its 11th women’s basketball athlete of the week for the 2020-2021 season. Elisa Backes from Nebraska-Kearney caputred her second MIAA Athlete of the Week award.

Backes tallied 46 points in 41 minutes coming off the bench for the No. 13/15 Lopers. The forward had 28 points, two off her career-high, in a Thursday win at NSU. She followed up with 18 points on Saturday at RSU. Backes had four boards in each contest. She has been in double digits in six of the last eight games.

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