Peterson contributes on court for Crookston
The Menahga grad averaged 3.1 points a game for the Golden Eagles women's basketball team.
Menahga’s Alyssa Peterson played in all 16 games for the University of Minnesota Crookston women’s basketball team this season.
Peterson, a sophomore guard, started four games while shooting 16 for 63 from the field (including 14 for 43 on 3-pointers) and 4 of 8 free throws for 50 points (3.1 per game). Peterson also had 11 assists, 10 rebounds and four steals while averaging 17.8 minutes a game.
Peterson scored a season high of 10 points and matched her season high with two assists in the Golden Eagles’ 66-63 win over Northern State on Jan. 15. Peterson also earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic honors.
Crookston finished eighth in the NSIC North standings with a 3-13 record. Crookston finished 3-16 overall. Minnesota Duluth topped the conference standings at 9-1 while St. Cloud State (7-3), Bemidji State (8-4), University of Minnesota Moorhead (6-4), University of Mary (5-7), Northern State (4-8) and Minot State (4-8) followed.
As a freshman, Peterson averaged 6.1 points a game, tallying 152 points in 25 games (13 as a starter).