The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) has selected Dakota State’s (S.D.) Sharee Galbraith of Winner as its first edition of Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week.
Galbraith, 6-foot-1 center, posted a pair of double-doubles as the Lady T’s went 1-1 record for the week. She tallied 14 points and pulled down 11 rebounds with four blocked shots after falling short to long-time rival Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 65-60 on Nov. 10
Galbraith followed up with 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in 79-61 road victory at Mount Marty (S.D.) on Nov. 14, ending DSU’s 14-game losing streak in the series meeting with the Lancers.
For the week, Galbraith averaged 15.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game for Dakota State. She was 14-of-26 shooting from the field (53.8 percent and converted 3-of-4 free-throws. She also had five blocked shots for the week.
According to the NAIA-DakStats statistical website as of Nov. 16, Galbraith leads the nation in total blocks with 23. She is second in the nation in blocks per game with an average of 3.3 blocks. She averages 8.9 defensive rebounds per game, which is ninth-best in the nation. She is 13th in total rebounds per game (11.4) and 34th in total scoring (86).
Sharee is the daughter of Todd and Carol Galbraith of Winner. She is a senior Elementary Education/Special Education major at Dakota State University.
Dakota State currently holds an overall record of 5-2, their best start since 2007-08 season when the Lady T’s started their first seven games with a 5-2 record.