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Pac-12 announces women's basketball players of the week

Dec 30, 2019

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Cate Reese, So., F, ARIZONA (Cypress, Texas)
1 GP, 17 pts, 10 reb, 6-14 FG (.500), 1 stl, 1 blk
• Posted her fourth double-double of the season and 11th of her career in a road win at Arizona State, 58-53, to open the Pac-12 slate.
• Helped to lead Arizona to its win in Tempe since 2000.
• Carried the offensive load while Aari McDonald was out with foul trouble, sealing the game with a key rebound late in the game.
• Reese's second player of the week honor this season and in her career. Third weekly nod this season for the Wildcats and 46th all-time.

Also nominated: Alaysia Styles, CAL; Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO; Taylor Jones, OSU; Haley Jones, STAN; Japreece Dean, UCLA; Alissa Pili, USC; Lola Pendande, UTAH; Amber Melgoza, WASH.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Jaylyn Sherrod, Fr., G, COLORADO (Birmingham, Ala.)
1 GP, 19 pts, 7 reb, 10 ast, 2 stl, 6-13 FG (.462)
• Recorded first-career double-double in Colorado's 80-70 win over Utah in the Pac-12 opener.
• Season-high 19 points to go with 10 assists and also snagged seven rebounds.
• Shot 46.2 percent from the field and was 6-8 from the free-throw line, helping Colorado to its first 12-0 start since the 2011-12 season..
• First weekly freshman honor for Sherrod and Colorado's 11th all-time.

Also nominated: Helena Pueyo, ARIZ; Eboni Walker, ASU; Jazlen Green, CAL; Taylor Jones, OSU; Haley Jones, STAN; Charisma Osbourne, UCLA; Alissa Pili, USC; Lola Pendande, UTAH; Ali Bamberger, WASH.

  Player of the Week Freshman of the Week
Nov. 11 Mikayla Pivec, OSU Taylor Jones, OSU
Nov. 18 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Taylor Jones, OSU
Nov. 25 Jaelyn Brown, CAL Evelien Lutje Schipholt, CAL
Dec. 2 Japreece Dean, UCLA Haley Jones, STAN
Dec. 9 Cate Reese, ARIZ Holly Winterburn, ORE
Dec. 16 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Haley Jones, STAN
Dec. 23 Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA Jaz Shelley, ORE
Dec. 30 Cate Reese, ARIZ Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO