Derrick Curry, McKendree University - Football
The senior wide receiver from Glen Ellyn, IL enjoyed a big day in the Bearcats’ 42-14 victory over Quincy U. in Great Lakes Valley Conference play last Saturday.
The 5’10” 190-pound Curry caught five passes for 91 yards and also scored on a 50-yard punt return in the third quarter to break the game open.
Curry has returned five punts for touchdowns in his career, which is a school record at McKendree. As a junior last season, Curry finished third in the GLVC in punt returns and fourth in kickoff returns.
Shaylen Robinson, Missouri Baptist - Women’s Basketball
The 6’0” senior guard from Decatur, IL averaged 25 points in the Spartans’ first two games of the season last week.
Robinson had 22 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals in an 81-63 victory over Graceland (IA). She followed up with 27 points, six rebounds, three blocks and three steals while making seven 3-pointers in an 86-77 loss to Grandview (IA).
As a junior, Robinson averaged 12.6 points and 3.3 rebounds while making 64 3-pointers and shooting 75 percent from the free throw line.