Feb. 3, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Women's Basketball Player of the Week for February 3, 2014.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - JENNIFER HAMSON, SR., C, BYU
Senior center Jennifer Hamson recorded back-to-back double-doubles in the two league games played this week. For the week she averaged 21 points, 14 rebounds, 5.5 blocks, 3.0 assists, while shooting 72.7 percent from the field and 76.9 percent from the charity stripe.
Hamson recorded her second straight double-double at the end of the first half of action at Pacific leading all scorers with 19 points and 10 rebounds. In the 88-57 road win over the Tigers, she finished the game with a game-high 25 points and a career-and game-best 18 rebounds. Hamson added a game-high seven blocks marking the second straight game leading the way in that category. She also picked up career highs in assists with four.
The double-double against Pacific was Hamson's 14th of the year and 23rd of her career.
In the five-point, 70-75 road loss at Saint Mary's, Hamson scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. She also had a game-high four blocks, shot 75 percent from the field and 71 percent from the free throw line.
On the team, she tops the list in points averaging 17.2, leads in the rebound category pulling down 10.8 board and has the most blocks with 90 while leading the nation in blocked shots per game with a 4.1 average.
Also nominated: Sunny Greinacher, Gonzaga; Amy Kame, San Diego; Kari Luttinen, Portland; Danielle Mauldin, Saint Mary's
2013-14 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nov. 11: Kendall Kenyon, Pacific and Jackie Nared, Saint Mary's
Nov. 18: Jennifer Hamson, BYU
Nov. 25: Danielle Mauldin, Saint Mary's
Dec. 2: Danielle Mauldin, Saint Mary's
Dec. 9: Sunny Greinacher, Gonzaga
Dec. 16: Katelyn McDaniel, San Diego
Dec. 23: Jackie Nared, Saint Mary's
Dec. 31: Danielle Mauldin, Saint Mary's
Jan. 6: Bria Richardson, Pepperdine
Jan. 13: Sunny Greinacher, Gonzaga
Jan. 20: Jackie Nared, Saint Mary's
Jan. 27: Haiden Palmer, Gonzaga
Feb. 3: Jennifer Hamson, BYU