Bowling earns HCAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors

Kayla Bowling

RICHMOND, Ind. – Earlham College sophomore guard Kayla Bowling (Osgood, Ind./Jac-Cen-Del) was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, after averaging 21.0 points over two games last week for the Quakers.

Bowling netted a career-high 27 points against No. 22 Transylvania University last Thursday, behind an 11-of-22 shooting performance from the field with a 3-of-7 mark from beyond the arc. She also grabbed four rebounds, recorded one steal, and dished out one assist versus the Pioneers. Earlham dropped an 81-52 decision to Transylvania in the contest.

Bowling ended the week with 15 points and three steals in Earlham's 68-62 win over Franklin. She was 4-of-11 from the floor with a pair of three-pointers, and charted three rebounds and a block.

The HCAC player of the week award is the first of Bowling's career, and the first this season for Earlham women's basketball.

The win improved Earlham's overall record to 8-12, giving the Quakers the most wins since the 2014-15 campaign.

Earlham returns to the court tonight as it faces Manchester University in an HCAC matchup at 7:30 p.m. at Stauffer-Wolfe Arena.