DeKalb grad Torres earns basketball honor

Torres is a freshman at North Park

North Park freshman basketball player and DeKalb graduate Rachel Torres was named the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday.

Torres, the 2012-13 Daily Chronicle Girls Basketball Player of the Year, helped lead the Vikings to a 2-0 record last week.

She finished with 12 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals during a 78-66 win against Dubuque on Dec. 31 to conclude the nonconference portion of the season.

Torres followed up with 14 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and six steals in a 92-71 win at North Central on Saturday in the CCIW opener for both teams.