Sports / The Prairie Fire / February 20, 2019

Player of the Week

Freshman Jordan Rayner shot a .443 field goal percentage on the season. The shooting guard, from Edwardsville, Ill. came out of Chaminade College Prep and placed first in the state championships his sophomore year and second place his senior year with the team.

Rayner has 273 points on the season and a .354 three point field goal percentage as well, making him a dangerous outside shooter. Rayner averages 1.8 rebounds per game and has a .739 free throw percentage, proving very consistent at the line. Rayner is a crafty finisher in the lane, making him a capable scorer at all three levels on the court. Rayner has 16 steals on the season and 45 total rebounds, 36 of which were defensive rebounds.

Rayner’s all-time high scoring game was against Monmouth College on Feb. 5, when he scored 19 points and made eight field goals. His best field goal percentage was on Nov. 13 against Marantha Baptist with a .714 percentage. During the Nov. 30 game against Ripon College, Rayner made four three-point shorts. On Jan. 25 against Beloit College, he had two steals. The season is now complete for the Fire, as they did not make it to Conference play this year.




Emily Mosher, Sports Editor

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