Cobber junior Erica Nord was named the MIAC Player of the Week for her performance in helping Concordia go 3-0 last week.
Nord Earns MIAC Weekly Honor!

Courtesy of, Release: January 25, 2010

MOORHEAD, Minn. (1/25/10)-- Concordia junior guard Erica Nord (Wolverton, Minn./Barnesville HS) was named the MIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week it was announced by the league office on Monday.

Nord averaged 18.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.0 steals in the Cobbers' three key MIAC wins this past week. The victories over St. Olaf, St. Thomas and Gustavus have pushed Concordia into a three-way tie for first place in the league standings.

For the week Nord shot 58.3% (21-for-36) from the floor, 63.6% (7-for-11) from 3-point range and 62.5% (5-for-8) from the free throw line. Nord is currently leading the team in scoring (13.6 ppg) and, despite her 5-7 height, is also leading the team in rebounding (5.1 rpg).

Nord saved her two best games for MIAC powers St. Thomas and Gustavus. Against the Tommies she was three assists away from becoming the first Concordia player in program history to record a triple-double. She had 16 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists as Concordia beat St. Thomas 76-57.

Nord opened the week by scoring 18 points and collecting three rebounds and three assists in the team's 81-57 win at St. Olaf.

On Saturday in the Cobbers' 62-57 win over league-leading Gustavus, Nord had a game-high 20 points to go along with six rebounds, four steals and three assists.