MITCHELL, S.D. - The Dakota Wesleyan University Tiger Athlete of the Week is Kynedi Cheeseman, it was announced by the DWU athletic department Monday.
Cheeseman had a solid three games for the Tigers. The Alexandria, S.D., native tallied 19 points, six rebounds and six assists in their thrilling four-overtime victory over University of Jamestown. On Wednesday, Cheeseman led all scorers with 22 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the field in the 65-48 victory over Mount Marty College. On Saturday, the junior scored 17 points and collected four assists against Concordia University.
Cheeseman currently ranks second in the GPAC in points per game, averaging 18.6 points per contest. Cheeseman also ranks sixth in the nation in free-throw percentage at 87.6 percent and ninth in total scoring with 522 points this season.
The Tigers will step out of GPAC play to battle Valley City State University at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Valley City, N.D.