Pro hooper Hale earns Alaska Athlete of the Week honors
Anchorage hoops standout DaJonee Hale was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after bagging a double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Bamberg in a 55-52 in the Geman professional basketball league.
The 5-foot-8 playmaker from Anchorage leads her team in scoring at 13 points per game and ranks second in rebounds at 8 per game. Hale, of Houston High fame, has career highs of 30 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as a pro.
She was the 2018 NAIA National Player of the Year for Central Methodist University and led the nation in scoring at 28.8 points per game.coring in double figures against the No. 1 team in college basketball.
The athlete of the week recipient is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.
View past winners here.