University of Wisconsin-Superior athletes Eva Reinertsen and Kaleigh Martinson picked up weekly conference honors in their respective sports.

Eva Reinertsen

Reinertsen, a senior forward on the Yellowjackets women’s basketball team was named the UMAC Player of the Week.

The Duluth native Reinertsen became the 12th player in UWS women's basketball history with 1,000 points, scoring 20 against Bethany Lutheran on Saturday, Dec. 14.

She also pulled down 12 rebounds and collected her second double-double of the season versus the Vikings.

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For the week, Reinertsen averaged 17.2 points, seven rebounds and 3.3 assists.

The honor is the fourth of Reinertsen's career and the first this season.

UWS (5-5, 3-1 UMAC) will host the Superior Shootout Holiday Classic Dec. 29-30.

The 'Jackets open against Finlandia and play Waldorf (Forest City, Iowa) the next day. Both games begin at 3 p.m.

Kaleigh Martinson

University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Kaleigh Martinson (7) shoots the puck in the second period of the Yellowjackets' game with UW-Eau Claire Friday, Jan. 18, at Wessman Arena. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Kaleigh Martinson (7) shoots the puck in the second period of the Yellowjackets' game with UW-Eau Claire Friday, Jan. 18, at Wessman Arena. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Martinson, a senior forward from Dayton, Minn., was named the WIAC Women's Hockey Athlete of the Week.

Martinson led the Yellowjackets to a 3-0 week with a win over St. Scholastica and two over St. Catherine.

She tallied three goals and an assist for four points for the week, scoring twice against the Wildcats, including the game-winning goal, on Saturday.

Martinson leads the conference with 11 goals, having scored in all but one game this year. She also has two assists for two assists.

The WIAC weekly honor is the second of her career after also winning Dec. 18, 2017.

UWS (7-1-1, 2-1 WIAC), which has won five consecutive games, is back in action Jan. 10 at Gustavus Adolphus.