LAKELAND, Fla.—Southeastern University senior Ana Richter was named The Sun Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the first time this season.

Richter propelled the Fire to a 2-0 sweep of the Northwestern Classic. The Oxford, Ohio native shot 80% from the field on the week. Richter posted career best marks in points scored (30) and field goals made (14) to lead the Fire back from a nine-point halftime deficit versus Northwestern.

The Fire improved to 5-0 on the season with an 89-70 win over Dordt and an 80-75 win over No. 17 Northwestern.

Southeastern returns to action at home on Thursday for its first league game against Webber International.