Feb. 20, 2018
BOISE, Idaho - Boise State Athletics wants to get Bronco Nation involved in celebrating the performances of our student-athletes, so we are giving Bronco fans the chance to vote on the top Boise State performer each week!
Follow @BroncoSports on Twitter, and vote in our Twitter poll for your Boise State Athlete of the Week every Monday morning, and the occasional Tuesday morning, should a holiday fall on a Monday.
Riley Lupfer | Women's Basketball | So. | Spokane, Wash. For the third time this season Lupfer was named Mountain West Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. Lupfer earned her latest accolade by averaging 19.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.50 assists while shooting 59.1 percent (13-for-22) from the field and 55.6 percent (10-for-18) from 3-point range over Boise State's (17-9, 11-4 MW) road sweep of Nevada and Air Force. In Wednesday's 63-55 victory in Reno, Lupfer posted her eighth 20-point game of the Mountain West campaign, finishing with 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting which included a 7-for-10 mark from deep. The seven 3-pointers tied her career high. Three days later, Lupfer helped the Broncos take control after a slow start at Air Force, leading the Broncos to a win with 15 points and matched her career high with seven rebounds.
Courtney McGregor | Women's Gymnastics | So. | Christchurch, New Zealand For the first time in her career McGregor won the all-around competition in a dual meet vs. Utah State with a personal-best score of 39.500. She also won the vault and bars meet titles as she came through with scores of 9.900 on each event. For her efforts, McGregor earned MRGC Gymnast of the Week title, as well as MRGC Vault Specialist of the Week and MRGC Bars Specialist of the Week.
Abbey Sorensen | Women's Swimming & Diving | Jr. | Draper, Utah Junior Abbey Sorensen helped lead the Broncos to their second-straight Mountain West Women's Swimming and Diving title in as many years this past weekend. Individually she contributed 324 of the Broncos' Sorensen won two individual titles, as she won the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:54.60, which is an NCAA 'B' cut. She also won the 50y freestyle with a time of 22:53. She was also a part of four relays that finished first, including the 400y medley relay, 400y freestyle relay, 200y freestyle relay and the 200y medley relay.