NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week - No. 10

NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week - No. 10

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Taylah Simmons of Southeastern (Fla.) been named the NAIA National Women's Basketball Division II Player of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday. Simmons was nominated for her performances during the week of Feb. 10 – 16 and were selected out of a pool of conference award winners.


NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week

Taylah Simmons of Southeastern (Fla.)   

6-1 JR F; from Melbourne, Australia


  • Weekly Stats
    • Scored 30+ points for the fifth and sixth time this season and earned her eighth and ninth double-double this year.
    • Went 31-10 in win over Keiser (Fla.) and 31-12 against Johnson & Wales (Fla.)
  • 10 of the 20 best single-game scoring performances in the conference this season, and is third in the conference in double-doubles


Nominees: Chinna Fair, Antelope Valley (Calif.) ; Brooke Hammonds, Union (Ky.) ; Lexey Tobel, Rochester (Mich.) ; Reagan Hune, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Jamie Netzley, Taylor (Ind.) ; Abby Schmidt, Bethel (Kan.) ; Tina Lair-VanMeter, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Morgan Mckinney, Northwest Christian (Ore.) ; Kynedi Cheeseman, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) ; Maddie Welter, Saint Xavier (Ill.)


2019-20 Division II Women's Basketball Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (November 27): Kynedi Cheeseman, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)

Week 2 (December 04): Catherine Shope, Reinhardt (Ga.)

Week 3 (December 11): Emma Stille, Carlow (Pa.)

Week 4 (January 08): Kaitlin Aylward, St. Francis (Ill.)

Week 5 (January 15): Taylah Simmons, Southeastern (Fla.)

Week 6 (January 22): Kelcey Hinz, Kansas Wesleyan

Week 7 (January 29): Sydney Holden, Rio Grande (Ohio)

Week 8 (February 05): Shandra Farmer, Hastings (Neb.)

Week 9 (February 12): Vironnica Drake, Grace (Ind.)

Week 10 (February 19): Taylah Simmons, Southeastern (Fla.)



Championship Information

NAIA DII Women's Basketball Championship

March 11-17, 2020
Tyson Events Center 
Sioux City, Iowa