Dayton Flyers: Cannatelli wins conference honor

Dayton’s Lauren Cannatelli dribbles against Marquette on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. David Jablonski/Staff

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Dayton’s Lauren Cannatelli dribbles against Marquette on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. David Jablonski/Staff

Dayton senior Lauren Cannatelli on Monday was named Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

Cannatelli recorded back-to-back 24-point games last week against Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech in the West Palm Beach Invitational.

The Lakota West High School graduate went 12-of-12 from the free-throw line and had four rebounds in a 69-57 loss to the undefeated Hokies. In a 85-66 win over the Yellow Jackets, she made 14-of-16 from the line, had five rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Dayton (5-6) opens up A-10 play on Jan. 5 at UD Arena vs. visiting La Salle.

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