Athlete of the Week February 8, 2012

by Published: Feb 8, 2012

Nikki Arner: The Torch sports staff will select a Bulldog student-athlete each week based on ath­letic per­for­mance. Nominations may be sent to torch@ferris.edu Photo By:Brock Copus | Multimedia Editor

Nikki Arner


FSU Women’s Basketball

Ludington/Ludington High School

Bulldog sopho­more for­ward Nikki Arner was selected as this issue’s Athlete of the Week fol­low­ing out­stand­ing per­for­mances against Lake Superior State University (Feb. 2) and Saginaw Valley State University (Feb. 4). Arner con­tributed 16 points in Thursday’s 75–56 vic­tory over the Lakers and 12 points in Saturday’s 81–57 win over the Cardinals. She also added seven rebounds in the SVSU con­test. With Arner’s help, FSU improved to 15–4 over­all and 12–1 in the GLIAC. The Bulldogs con­tinue to lead the divi­sional stand­ings with six regular-season games remaining.

This sea­son Arner has appeared in all 19 games for FSU. She is cur­rently aver­ag­ing 8.4 points per game and has scored 160 total points this cam­paign. In addi­tion , Arner is aver­ag­ing 6 rebounds per game and has totaled 114 rebounds this season.

Come watch Arner and the rest of the FSU women’s bas­ket­ball team as they host Lake Erie College Feb. 9. Tipoff is sched­uled for 6 p.m. inside Jim Wink Arena.