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Panthers of the Week: Macy McGlone, Isai Morales

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The female Panther of the Week is going to Macy McGlone from the women’s basketball team.

The junior forward from Greenville, Wisconsin, scored the game-winning layup at the buzzer to give the Panthers the 73-71 win over the Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles Thursday evening in Groniger Arena.

McGlone recorded her 15th double-double against the Golden Eagles, recording 14 points and 13 rebounds.

McGlone recorded her 16th double-double against the Tennessee State University Tigers as the Panthers won an overtime thriller 71-67.

McGlone recorded 30 points and 19 rebounds. The last time a Panther scored 30 points or more was on Dec. 3, 2022 when Lariah Washington scored 30 points against Northern Illinois.

The male Panther of the Week is going to Isai Morales from the track and field team.

The junior distance runner from Hampshire, Illinois, finished in first place in the 800m event at the Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis Invite in Indianapolis. Morales finished the 800m with a time of 1:54.76.

Morales also finished in fourth place in the mile run, setting a new personal best time of 4:17.70.

 

Zaria Flippin can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected].

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Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
Zaria Flippin is a junior sports media relations major. This is her first year at The News.

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