Dec. 31, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for December 31, 2013.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – DANIELLE MAULDIN, SR., F, SAINT MARY’S
Danielle Mauldin led the Gaels to two big victories to open up West Coast Conference play. Mauldin recorded back-to-back double-doubles in wins over No. 21/24 Gonzaga and Portland. In the 79-78 overtime victory against the Bulldogs, Mauldin was relentless on both ends of the court, scoring 24 points to go along with a career-high 23 rebounds. Ten of her rebounds came on the offensive end and she scored six of Saint Mary’s seven points in the overtime period, to go along with four boards in the extra session.
The big day against Gonzaga was the second 20-20 night of the season for Mauldin, who captured ESPNW National Player of the Week honors. The WCC weekly honor is the third for Mauldin and the fifth for a Gael this season.
The next night Mauldin recorded her WCC-leading 10th double-double of the year with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Mauldin went 12-for-12 from the free throw line to go along with three assists, a block and a steal.
For the week, Mauldin averaged 21.0 points on and 17.0 rebounds. Fifteen of her 34 rebounds came on the offensive glass. She added four assists and two steals, converting 26-of-29 (.897) from the free-throw line.
Also nominated: Jennifer Hamson, BYU; Haiden Palmer, Gonzaga; Keitra Wallace, Pepperdine; Felicia Wijenberg, San Diego; Jasmine Wooton, Portland
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