Former Trojan Jalen Voss named GPAC Player of the Week

Former Worthington Trojan basketball standout Jalen Voss has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.

Voss, now a junior at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell (SD), started the week with 23 points and eight rebounds in DWU’s 84-81 win over Briar Cliff. He went 8-for-11 from the field and 7-for-7 from the line, and he also had three assists.

On Sunday, Voss had 26 points and eight rebounds as the Tigers fell 82-71 to the Warriors. He went 9-for-16 from the field and 7-for-7 from the line. In two games this past week, he averaged 24.5 points, eight rebounds, two assists and went 14-for-14 from the line.

This marks the first weekly GPAC honor of Voss’ career. He earned NAIA Honorable Mention All-American honors as a sophomore in 2012-13, and was named the league’s co-Freshman-of-the-Year in 2011-12.

Voss and the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers (13-9, 6-6) are back at home Wednesday, Jan. 29, when they host Morningside College – which is receiving votes in the NAIA – at 8 p.m. at the Corn Palace.

Information for this story was gathered from the Dakota Wesleyan Athletic Website at www.dwuathletics.com. The complete story can be found by following this link http://www.dwuathletics.com/2014/01/voss-named-gpac-player-of-the-week/

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