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Gatson gets top weekly honor

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 10:23 am

Van-Far graduate Kasey Gatson during a game for Westminster College.

Van-Far graduate Kasey Gatson during a game for Westminster College.

Westminster College announced on January 19 that Van-Far graduate Kasey Gatson was their Athlete of the Week.
A senior guard for the Lady Blue Jays, Gatson shot 50% from the field during the week with 13 field goals. She scored 34 points in two games, including a 19-point gameĀ  against MacMurray College, where she was two assists shy of a double-double. She finished the week with 12 assists, 10 rebounds, 10 steals, and a block.
Against Principia College in Illinois on January 19, Gatson picked up her second double-double of the season scoring 21 points with 10 rebounds.
She currently ranks second in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) in 3-point shooting percentage at 48.1%. She is also fourth in steals and points/game.
The Westminster Lady Blue Jays are currently third in the SLIAC with a conference record of 7-2. Overall, they are 11-4. The Lady Blue Jays schedule and results can be found at www.wcbluejays.com.