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Carter Named WCC Player Of The Week For Second Time

Dec. 10, 2007

San Francisco's Dominique Carter was named West Coast Conference Co-Player of the Week for the second time this season by the conference office Monday. In USF wins versus Sacramento State and San Jose State on December 5 and 8, Carter averaged 28 points and eight rebounds, while shooting .767 from the field.

Carter recorded a career-high 32 points Sunday as the Dons' topped SJSU, 74-51. For the Tracy, Calif., product it was the third time in her career she's eclipsed the 30-point barrier, the first since 2005-06 versus Cal Poly. In the same game, she also surpassed Carey Sauer (1999-04) and Sue Corder (1981-85) to secure fourth-place on the USF career scoring list having collected a total of 1,475 points.

Carter made 11-of-19 shots (.579) against the Spartans including 5-of-5 behind the arc and added six rebounds, five assists, one block and one steal.

Against the Hornets last Wednesday, Carter collected her third double-double of the year with 24 points and 10 rebounds. She shot 12-of-21 from the field (.571) and collected four assists and a steal.

On the WCC rankings Carter currently stands second in scoring average with 20.8 points per game, third in field goal percentage at .561 and ninth in rebounds per game with 6.9.

Michelle Elliott of Gonzaga was the other WCC Player of the Week honoree announced Monday. She averaged 25 points and 4.5 rebound per game in wins over UC Davis and Sacramento State.

The next game for San Francisco will take place on Saturday, December 15 against Cal Poly. Tip off from War Memorial Gym is set for 7 p.m. PT.