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BYU's Jennifer Hamson Named WCC Player of the Week

Nov. 18, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Women's Basketball Player of the Week for November 18, 2013. 

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JENNIFER HAMSON, SR., C, BYU
Senior center Jennifer Hamson's helped guide the BYU women's basketball to a 2-0 record on the week. In a pair of victories at UNLV and an overtime thriller against Boston College, Hamson finished with 41 points, 16 rebounds, three assists and eight blocks. She shot 64 percent from the field and 60 percent from the charity stripe while averaging 20.5 points per game, 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per contest. 

Hamson played a vital role in BYU's overtime victory over the Eagles. She picked up her second double-double of the year with a career-high 28 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. The points were game highs as were her seven blocks. Hamson recorded more blocks than the entire Boston College team (five). 

In the road win at UNLV she contributed 13 points, four rebounds, one assist and one block in 21 minutes of playing time. She sat out for the last 10 minutes of the first half of the game after picking up three quick fouls. In the second half, her inside presence was critical to the Cougar win. 

Also nominated:  Cassandra Brown, Portland; Nici Gilday, Santa Clara; Lauren Nicholson, Saint Mary's; Ea Shoushtari, Pepperdine; Felicia Wjenberg, San Diego  

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