WSU's Lankster, Coy named MVC players of the week

Wichita State's Haleigh Lankster (women's basketball) and Johnny Coy (baseball) were named Missouri Valley Conference players of the week today.

Lankster scored 20 points in Friday's win over Creighton and 16 in Sunday's win over Drake. She made 15 of 28 shots in the two games to help the Shockers sweep Drake for the first time since 1995.

Against Drake, she also contributed five assists, two steals and didn't commit a turnover.

Coy, a sophomore first baseman, was 6 for 15 with four runs, three doubles and eight RBIs. He had a hit and RBI in all four games.