College Report: Brockmeyer Reaches 750 Points


Abby Brockmeyer is 75 percent of the way to 1,000 collegiate points. 

The Lincolnwood graduate, who is suiting up for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, now has 750 points as she helped the Lady Salukis win two more games this week as they beat both Western Illinois University (79-65) and Northern Illinois University (80-61) at the Compass Challenge, which was hosted by Northern Illinois and held in DeKalb. 

Brockmeyer scored 13 points against Western Illinois, hitting 5-of-9 from the floor and 2-of-5 from the charity stripe. The junior drained her only three point opportunity. She completed the double-double with 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals. The starter played 29 minutes. In the triumph over Northern Illinois, she finished with eight points, eight rebounds and two steals. She started once again and played 24 minutes. 

Brockmeyer is averaging 11.3 points per game and at the current pace, she will break 900 points this year. Southern Illinois has at least 18 games left, not counting their conference tournament games. She averaged just over 10.0 points per game during her first two years. 

Southern Illinois has won three games in a row and they have a record of 8-3. 

Sammi Matoush (Hillsboro) scored 12 points as her college team, the Washington University Lady Bears, downed Westminster College 69-64. Matoush hit 4-of-7 from beyond the arc to score her points. The former Hiltopper, who started at forward and played 27 minutes, also had four rebounds and doled out two assists. Washington has won every game in December, meaning they have won five in a row. The Lady Bears are 7-2 overall. 

Carly Cameron (Hillsboro) has helped Illinois College post a 6-3 mark thus far. They are 2-0 in the Midwest Conference. Cameron, who played in nine games and made two starts, is averaging 18.8 minutes per game. She has scored 42 points and pulled down 50 rebounds. Besides her respective averages of 4.7 points and 5.6 rebounds per game, she also has 11 blocked shots, six assists and five assists. She has scored her points by hitting 17 field goals, two of which were three pointers, and six free throws. She leads the Lady Blues in blocked shots.

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