Gerardot named Horizon League Player of the Week
Tabitha Gerardot earned her second HL Player of the Week honors of the season. (Ray Acevedo)
Gerardot named Horizon League Player of the Week
Monday, January 14, 2013

Junior Tabitha Gerardot (Fort Wayne, Ind./Canterbury) earned her second Horizon League Player of the Week honors of the season in posting a double-double to help the Crusaders to a 67-59 win over Youngstown State.

Gerardot scored 26 points and tied her career-best with 17 rebounds against the Penguins. The double-double was her third of the season and the 16th of her career.

She shot 9-of-13 from the field. Gerardot scored 15 of her points in the second half, including nine in a row during an 11-0 run that gave Valparaiso the lead for good.

Gerardot also earned HL Player of the Week honors for posting a double-double (28 points, 17 rebounds) against Ball State.

Valparaiso (6-8, 1-0 HL), which has won three consecutive games, finishes a four-game home stand on Wednesday, when the Crusaders host Loyola at 7:05 p.m.