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Blaine graduate Makenna Pearson, a senior for Bethel women’s basketball, was named the MIAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. Pearson led the Royals to a pair of wins last week by averaging 19.5 points and six rebounds per game on 57.7% shooting while going a perfect 5-for-5 from the free-throw line. Pearson shot an even 50%, scoring 14 points in 26 minutes against St. Benedict Jan. 5. Pearson then helped move the Royals’ win streak to five with a career-high 25 points, knocking down three treys and grabbing a season-high seven boards in a win over St. Olaf Jan. 8.

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