Kaihla Szunko is this week's CMU State Farm Scholar-Athlete of the Week.
Szunko, a junior on the women's basketball team, has recorded a double-double in each of CMU's last four games dating back to Dec. 20. In CMU's last outing, a 95-88 win over Morehead State at the Cardinal Classic in Louisville, Szunko posted 14 points, a career-high 15 rebounds, four blocks, four steals and three assists. In a loss to No. 10 Louisville, Szunko tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds in just 25 minutes. Szunko also has produced double-doubles of 15 points and 14 rebounds against New Hampshire (Dec. 28) and 11 points and 10 rebounds at Milwaukee (Dec. 20).
Over her last four games, Szunko is averaging 12.5 points, 12.2 rebounds, 1.5 blocked shots and 2.7 assists.
Szunko maintains a 3.84 grade-point average as a health fitness major. This is the second time she has earned the CMU State Farm Scholar-Athlete of the Week award.
Each week, one student-athlete is selected as the CMU State Farm Scholar-Athlete of the Week.