Hawkeye star Caitlin Clark named finalist for Naismith Player of the Year trophy

Caitlin Clark of the Iowa women's basketball team is up for another national award.
Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 11:18 AM CDT
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Iowa Hawkeye star basketball player Caitlin Clark was named a finalist for the 2023 Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy, which symbolizes the most outstanding players in college basketball.

It’s the latest in a long line of accolades for Clark, who was the only player in the country with more than 900 points, 245 rebounds, 290 assists, and 45 steals.

Clark has also led the Hawkeyes to wins against Southeastern Louisiana and Georgia in the NCAA Tournament.

The West Des Moines-native was recently named a unanimous Associated Press and All-Big Ten First Teamer. She was also named Big Ten Player of the Year, and The Athletic named her National Player of the Year.